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1923.213 (RS80586)

Description

A pair of white silk shoes with a floral design, a pointed toe, and tall 2 1/4 inch heels.

Details

Label
Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 These floral brocade slippers, with pionted tongues and without straps or ties, were highly fashionable in 1785 when Mary Aspinwall of Brookline wore them to marry Joseph Goddard.
Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1795
Material
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing; Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Shoe
shoes (footwear)
silk (textile)
stitching
Accession Number
1923.213
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Eleanor L. May
GUSN
29839

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