Three Pairs of French Huret-Style Boots Sized for 16"-17" poupee (40-43 cm). Including high linen boots with blue banding,hand-edged grommets with laces,blue silk rosettes,wooden heels,tan soles with darker tan edging; black leather boots with blue uppers,hand-stitched grommet holes,wooden heels,no laces,tan soles with darker outer edges,impressed with square; and black leather ankle boots with brass grommet holes,laces,blue rosettes with brass medallions. Circa 1865 On girlswood.com
* Michelin. 1913 O'GALOP (Marius Rossillon, 1867-1946) An exceedingly rare, before sales-text design of this in-your-face image promoting Michelin tires. Usually seen with the accompanying text which translates as "the sole kick," this poster more commonly appeared in blue.
attributed to Barrois,circa 1860. Value Points: beautiful early poupee with sturdy original body is wearing beautiful antique costume comprising blue velvet jacket with silk fringe and fancy buttons,matching blue velvet cap,gold silk skirt with silk ribbon appliques,undergarments,fancy leather boots with Huret-like soles,and carrying beautiful blue velvet purse with blue cord and beading.