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Description

Cream silk satin; bound with cream grosgrain; trimmed with small white bow; square toe; square throat with drawstring; 2-3/4" vamp; no center back seam (probably); sole has narrow waist; no heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1854-1860
Inscriptions
1. Shoe (A) - writtne on lining: ""Droit""; ""B4=""; ""4"" 2. Shoe (B) - printed paper label, fancy: ""VIAULT-ESTE/FOURe BREVETE/DE S.M.L'IMPERATRICE /17. Rue de la Paix,/PARIS/THIERRY & SONS/ Regent Street, 278/LONDON"" 3. Shoe (B) also has ""B4=""; ""4"" on lining. 4. On soles on both: ""4/190L01""
Location of origin
Paris, France; London, England
Material
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing; Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
Shoe
Silk
silk (textile)
Slipper
slippers (shoes)
stitching
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1923.226AB
GUSN
29845

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