One of a pair of man's boots, hide soles with felted cloth uppers: plain red with four v-shaped 'crescents' in yellow and blue with dots between each, all inside an inverted 'v'shape; quilted green with a 'ladder' motif, an inverted 'v' and border, all in white stitching; the knee high uppers are of plain black, split at the calf with an inverted 'v' shped applique in red and green up the front; and behind: three panels , horizontal bands, of red, blue and green with white stitching, a plain red triangle and plain green applique cotton strip along the calf.
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