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Slipper

Description

Bronze leather; bound w/ brown grosgrain; trimmed w/ small brown rosette; narrow elastic ties; square toe. Rosette conceals split in 3 7/8" vamp; square throat; toe trimmed w/ white chainstitch w/ cutwork backed w/ purple silk; stylized floral medallion; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist. Spring heel w/ channel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Material
embroidering
leather
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
Embroidered
embroidering
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
Medallion
SHOE
slippers (shoes)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1926.113
GUSN
30833

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