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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
leather 2024 black 554 rubber 92 caps scalloped 38
Names
cowboy boots 12
Subjects
diamonds 119 stars 36 wings 8 butterfly 16 White 64 moons 2 dots 30
Date:
ca. 1965
Dimensions:
H: 13.75 in, L: 11.75 in, width: 4 in
Credit Line:
Gift of H. Peter Kriendler
Inscription:
JACK, O'SULLIVAN'S
Remarks:
Cowboy boots, mens custom made; scallop top black leather shafts with rolled red leather top edge and red over black leather boot straps on each side, metal crossed revolvers decorations pinned at top fronts, shafts are inlaid with colored leathers-white diamonds, white stars, yellow crescent moons, red butterfly wings with yellow dots, yellow butterfly wings with red dots, blue butterfly wings with green dots and orange butterfly bodies, inserts are outlined with decorative stitching in white, blue, red and yellow, cut into black leather in top front between revolvers: JACK; inset in white in top back of shafts: 21' front of boots are gray leather with heel caps and wing tips of dark burgundy inlaid with yellow butterflies with red dots outline stitched in blue, edges of burgundy leather are single row perforated with one double and one single row of blue stitching; hand lasted leather soles-machine stitched around foot and hand pegged in 2 rows along each side of shank 2-1/4" high boot heel is set ahead of side seam and heel is undershot with a slight flare out at the bottom; rubber caps on heels have 5 holes for nails and have raised lettering: O'SULLIVAN'S; inside of shaft has a white leather reinforcing patch at back. Condition: Toes slightly scuffed; gray polish wearing off vamps; soles and heels show some wear.
Accession Number:
1.69.2618

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