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Description

Pair of light blue silk shoes with dotted ground. Toe embroidered with tree and flowers in silver thread and spangles. Cream silk wedged heel. Oval toe and pointed tongue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1795
Inscriptions
""Chamberlain & Sons/ SHOE MAKERS/ in Cheapside/ LONDON""
Location of origin
London, England
Material
embroidering
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
stitching
thread
Object type
Clothing; Footwear
Descriptive terms
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
footwear
Hand Stitched
metallic (color attribute)
Shoe
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
Silver Thread
stitching
thread
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1966.43AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frank A. Thurber
GUSN
13154

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