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Description

Boots are made of ivory silk satin, with 2 inches of silk satin at the toe. The boot has a center front and a center back seam, no trim. Laces are at the side and are bound with cream colored tape. The toe is square. the waist of the sole is narrow. The boots are flat - no heel. The lining is of linen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Inscriptions
The inscription is handwritten on the lining of both shoes. It reads:""A 4 1/2 / -f(?)""
Material
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
BOOT
boots
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1927.779AB
GUSN
12143

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