Ladies' Brown Cycling Boots, 1890s.

Art Object | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Cycling boots Date: Culture: American (probably) Medium: cotton, leather Dimensions: Length: 10 in. cm) Height: 15 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Jane N. Ettesvold in memory of Edna Hand Norris, 1979 Accession Number: b

PURPLE VELVET HIGH LACED BOOTS, 1890s Royal purple, original laces woven gold metallic braid, gold braid trim, L 10", Wd 2.75", Heel Ht 1.8", (laces very damaged, 1 missing snap on satin collar), good; t/w 1 pair 1820s blue & white striped silk shoes, fair.

“ A regal deep purple velvet boot, c. Gold braid trim and original laces

1890-1900, America - Silk boots

thefindesiecle: “ Boots ca. via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. [via: omgthatdress] ”

Oxfords (1890s)

After Oxfords became popular they were more widely worn as evening shoes with a slight heel by women during the

botas renascentista

[Victorian style boots] these just look like spats, which could be worn over simple boots or character shoes

Bicycle costume. Early 20th cen.

What a great Steampunk base! This rare wool bloomer bicycling outfit was probably handmade from a pattern about As shown here, a bicyclist would complete her outfit with gauntlet gloves and overgaiters to protect the legs.