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Description

Ivory silk satin; ankle boots; side lacing (on inside) with original cream silk shoelaces; rounded square toe; scalloped throat; 3-3/4" vamp; center back seam; sole has narrow waist & is shaped for left & right feet; low 7/8" heel covered with self-fabric; white linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1870
Inscriptions
1. Shoe (A) - printed paper label: ""Fournisseur/de la Reine d'Angleterre/ & DE HANOVRE/EXPOSn UNIVles/DE LONDRES 1851 et PARIS 1855/MEIER/Cordonnier/POUR DAMES/17, RUE TRONCHET/PARIS"" 2. Shoe (B) - handwritten on lining: ""Mm Palmer/AS35/7/353/2646/1192"" 3. Embossed on soles of both shoes: ""10""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
boots
exhibitions (events)
Expositions
footwear
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
SHOES
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1927.453AB
GUSN
31358

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