#1593   Cut Steel Beaded Boots  c. 1875-1885 

 United States $1450.00 RESERVED

Plum/brown leather, cut steel beads, stacked wood heel, 22 glass shoe buttons, ivory cotton twill and blue silk linings.

Label: Blue silk top facing woven in gold, "J & J SLATER, 1185 Broadway NY"; cotton lining inked, "60157".

Condition: Near Perfect; hardly worn. Seventeen original shoe buttons are dark brown with gold flecks; 5 black replacement buttons. Beading and leather perfect condition.

Measurements: L, 10"; Wd, 2.75"; Heel, 1"; Ht, 7.5".

Comments: Low Louis heels and exquisite hand done floral beading. These boots declare New York City a late 19th c. high fashion Mecca!