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Description

Cream silk satin with pale blue tint; bound with cream grosgrain; trimmed with large pale blue bow covering small cream bow; right shoe has cream satin ribbon ties; left shoe has narrow cream grosgrain ties; square toe; square throat with drawstring; 3" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist; no heel; white leather & linen lining

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1855
Inscriptions
1. Right shoe - handwritten on lining: ""Droit"" & ""A"" 2. Left shoe - printed paper label: ""CHAUSSURES/POUR/DAMES/VIAULT-EST/Rue de la Paix.17/Paris/and at/THIERRY & SONS/278, Regent Street/London."" 3. Both shoes - handwritten on side: ""2/11297/227""
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
SHOES
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1925.39AB
GUSN
30500
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