Pair of boot pulls

1910-1920 (made)

Unknown

Width: 8 cm including handle, Length: 19.5 cm

T.103:14, 15-2003 T&F

Pair of metal alloy boot pulls with turned bone handles used to assist riders when putting their boots on. The hooks are stamped with MADE IN ENGLAND on the side

Pair of metal alloy boot pulls with turned bone handles used to assist riders when putting their boots on. The hooks are stamped with MADE IN ENGLAND on the side

This pair of boot pulls would have been used to pull on or remove close-fitting riding boots. It is from an important collection of riding outfits and accessories previously in Castle Howard, Yorkshire.

Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Friends of the V&A, and a number of private donors

Location: In Storage

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