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Description

Cream silk satin; bound w/ cream grosgrain; trimmed w/ small cream bow; laces are missing but fragments of narrow cream ribbon remain. Rounded square toe; square throat w/ drawstring; 2-7/8" vamp; sole has narrow waist w/ no heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Maker
Thierry & Sons (Maker)
Imperatrice, L' (Maker)
Date
1854-1865
Inscriptions
1. Printed label in shoe (A): ""VIAULT-ESTE'/ FOURr BREVETE'/ DE S.M.L'IMPERATRICE/ 17, Rue de la Paix,/PARIS./ THIERRY & SONS/ Regent Street, 278/ LONDON."" 2. Handwritten: ""BB=""(?) 3. Handwritten on shoe (B): ""Droit"" ""BB=""(?) ""g""
Location of origin
London, England; Paris, France
Material
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
SHOES
Silk
silk (textile)
slippers (shoes)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1989.22AB
GUSN
1083

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