Object ID
2005.5.29.2.A
Object Name
Bootee
Date Created
1970s
Material
Yarn
Object Entities
HANDMADE, THEODORA PRICE (created by)
Price, Theodora (created by)
Price, Theodore (owned by)
Price, Theodora (is related to)
Object Description
Baby booty, would have had pink on the toe but the coloring has nearly faded. There is a stitching of a pink flower with green stem on the top of the foot. Small stinf tie on the ankle of the boot, would be tied into a bow. The ankle of the booty comes about an inch and a half higher than the tie, the edge is finished with a curved pattern.
Origin
Crocheted and kintted by Theodora Prce herself in the early 1970's. She had left Greece in 1962 for graduate studies in England, after which she worked for a bit in the University of Sydney, and then migrated to America in 1967, to New York and later came to Chicago in 1968. She taught Greek art and Archaeology at the University of Chicago. When she was pregant with her first son she quit teaching and researching and did fulltime preperation for motherhood. This piece was finised before her sons birth.
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Citation
Bootee, 1970s, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7396. Accessed 11/26/20.