1904.54.24 .1 1904.54.24 .2
High leather riding boots [.1-.2] entirely covering the leg to the calf and the front part up over the thigh. [SM (Verve) 27/03/2014]
Place details: AFRICA. Nigeria / Northern Nigeria. Cultural Group: Hausa: Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Animal Leather Skin / String / Pigment / ?. Processes: Stitched / Dyed / Stained / Twisted / Perforated / ?. Dimensions: Max L [.1] = 280 mm Max H [.1] = 840 mm Max L [.2] = 255 mm Max H [.2] = 870 mm Field Collector: E.F. Martin When Collected: Before 1904 Other Owners: E.F. Martin PRM Source: E.F. Martin Acquired: Purchased June 1904
KEYWORD: Boot / CLASS: Clothing Footgear / ?.
Object description: High leather riding boots [.1-2] entirely covering the leg to the calf and the front part up over the thigh. They are made of black, brown and natural coloured pieces of leather, the knee pieces cut to shape it to the knee. The knee pieces are also decorated with incised lines. The top of the boots have a twisted leather thong loop. These loops are tied together with another length of leather thong. [SM (Verve) 27/03/2014]