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Description

Navy blue silk satin; bound w/ black grosgrain; trimmed w/ small black bow; narrow blue grosgrain ribbon ties; rounded square toe; square throat w/ drawstring. 3-1/2" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist & no heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Inscriptions
Printed paper label in lining of shoe (B): ""ESTE'/ r. de la Paix 13/ PARIS""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
cloth
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
cloth
footwear
Grosgrain
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
SHOES
Silk
silk (textile)
slippers (shoes)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1963.245AB
GUSN
13153

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