Boot

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Object Name: 
Boot
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.462
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.1 cm, W: 9.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1850-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless and ruby non-lead glass; blown-molded, overlay, cut, gilt, engraved. Tall boot shape, colorless over ruby; cut, gilt rim, horizontal in front, dipped in back; panel-cut sides decorated with all-over gilt foliage scrolls; pointed, panel-cut toe, with cut arcs at the instep; incised sole line; raised D-shaped heel.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Some 19th Century Glasses from the Strauss Collection (1981-03) pp. 36-43, ill. p. 36, fig. 1; BIB# AI8566