Boot

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Object Name: 
Boot
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.464
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.3 cm, W: 10.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1850-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent ruby non-lead glass; blown-molded, overlay, cut, engraved. Tall, fitted boot shape, colorless over ruby; thigh-length, with bulbous calf; polished tapered rim; engraved line near the rim, with double arcs at the rear; cut flat toe; 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) p. 36, fig. 1;