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Early 20th c. French Wooden Boot Inserts c.1900

$78 $120

ABOUT

This is an original pair of solid Maple boot inserts. Each insert consists of three pieces used to keep the boot's form. These inserts have retained their original finish some fading and structural damage.

  • CREATOR Unknown. Made in France.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1900-1920.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Solid Maple.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • DIMENSIONS H 11 in. W 3.5 in. D 3.5 in.

HISTORY

This pair was salvaged from a cobbler's shop in the Mission District of San Francisco. The shop was open from the 1920s and closed in 2018.

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