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Description

Ivory silk taffeta; bound w/ cream silk & cotton tape; trimmed w/ large cream rosette; originally had 1/4" wide cream ribbon ties (only fragments remain). Rounded square toe; square throat; 3" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist & darkened channel; 1-1/4" heel covered w/ ivory satin; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Inscriptions
Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""11376"".
Material
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
SHOES
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1929.148AB
GUSN
32551

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