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Slippers

Description

White/dirty kid leather; bound w/ cream silk & cotton tape; trimmed w/ long, large, white taffeta rosette w/ small mother of pearl buckle. Shoe B still has narrow elastic ties; rounded square toe; round throat; 2 7/8" vamp; center back seam; sole has narrow waist w/ darkened channel; low 1 1/8" heel covered w/ white kid; linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1870
Material
elasticity
leather
linen (material)
stitching
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
Elastic
elasticity
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
SHOES
slippers (shoes)
stitching
textiles
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1920.58AB
GUSN
28944

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