Cowboy Boots worn by Phyllis Diller

Cowboy Boots worn by Phyllis Diller

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Phyllis Diller wore these white leather cowboy-style boots to comedian Bob Hope’s 93rd birthday party in 1996. Diller was lifelong friends with Bob Hope, co-starring with him in 3 films and many television specials. She also traveled with him on two USO Christmas tours to entertain American troops in 1966 and 1987.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
boots
Date made
ca 1996
Associated Name
Hope, Bob
maker
Tonka
place made
Brazil
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
synthetic fibers (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 1/8 in x 10 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 33.3375 cm x 26.035 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
2003.0289.14
accession number
2003.0289
catalog number
2003.0289.14
Credit Line
Gift of Phyllis Diller
subject
Humor
Comedians
Holidays and Celebrations, general
Birthdays, General
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Phyllis Diller
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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