"Renoir" Button Boots - late - - by American Duchess. Perfect for Civil War and bustle era. Available to Pre-Order April with delivery estimated for July 2014 - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!
Dress with day & evening bodices, ca. Evening bodice (top photo), with puffed sleeves, trimmed with bobbin lace & black velvet ribbon. Day bodice with pearlized buttons. Long oval skirt trimmed with satin-edged florets;
Dinner Oxfords 1900s This shoe entered the collection as a donation from its manufacturer, the Brooklyn-based Charles Strohbeck. The extremely exaggerated style and intact wooden form indicate that the shoe was probably an exhibition piece executed to show capabilities of the manufacturer, rather than a representative production sample. During the heyday of American shoe manufacturing (roughly 1870 to 1930) Brooklyn was so well known for its manufacturers of high fashion shoes that the…
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Amazing women's high-button boots in black and white Patent leather, kid leather, & leather. ~ Now, why cannot anyone out there actually make boots with buttons like with WITHOUT zippers?