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Pair of straw boots with felt liners

Object | Accession Number: 2016.255.1 a-b

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    Pair of straw boots with felt liners

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Straw boots with felt liners acquired by Ruth Felzer, a member of the Women's Army Corps [WACs] stationed in Europe, primarily in Germany.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Henry Wilt

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Dress Accessories
    Category
    Footwear
    Object Type
    Boots (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    a-. Two straw boots with gray felt liners. The original straw shoelace from shoe (b.) has been replaced with a rope shoelace.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 9.000 inches (22.86 cm) | Width: 6.000 inches (15.24 cm) | Depth: 15.000 inches (38.1 cm)
    Materials
    a : straw, thread
    b : straw, rope, thread

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The boots were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016 by Henry Wilt, the nephew of Ruth Herzer.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 21:51:33
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