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Description

White kid leather; bound w/ silk & linen tape; no trimming although holes at toe indicate a bow was stitched there at one time; elastic ties. Round square toe; square throat; 3-3/8" vamp; center back seam; sole has narrow waist; low 1" heel covered w/ white kid; sole has dark channel; white linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1860
Inscriptions
Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""5-a/2""
Material
elasticity
leather
linen (material)
stitching
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
Elastic
elasticity
Evening Wear
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
Possibly evening dress (concept)
SHOES
shoes (footwear)
stitching
textiles
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1951.13AB
GUSN
13150

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