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Description

Brown silk taffeta; bound w/ brown grosgrain; trimmed w/ brown velvet bow w/ cut steel buckle (bows are loose - not attached to toe). No center back seam; sole has narrow waist; no heel; square throat; 3-1/4" wide vamp; white leather & linen lining; rounded square toe.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Material
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
SHOES
Silk
silk (textile)
slippers (shoes)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1929.149AB
GUSN
32552

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