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Description

Unmatched pair of purple/navy blue silk satin shoes made by same maker. Shoe (A) bound w/ black silk; trimmed w/ small black bow made of same ribbon as narrow ribbon ties; rounded square toe; square throat; 3-1/8" vamp; no center back seam; narrow waist; no heel; lined w/ white leather & linen. Shoe (B) bound w/ blue grosgrain tape; trimmed w/ small bow made of same narrow ribbon as was probably used for ties (note these are remains of the ribbons stitched on inside); square toe; square throat; 3-1/8" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist & no heel; lined w/ white leather & linen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1855
Inscriptions
1. Printed paper label on shoe (A): ""ESTE/ r. de la Paix 13/ PARIS."" 2. Handwritten on shoe (A): ""Droit"" and ""A"" 3. On sole of shoe (A): ""J. Naven"" 4. Printed label in shoe (B): ""ESTE/ M. Cordonnier/ Tient M.sr de Souliers/ de Femmes et Enfans, &c/ Rue de la Paix No 13/ Pres celle neuve/ St Augustin/ PARIS"" (shield shaped label).
Location of origin
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
1935.1308AB
GUSN
13136
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