Bronze leather; bound w/ purple grosgrain; scalloped throat trimmed w/ purple ribbon ruching; rounded square toe; no ties; 4" vamp. No center back seam; sole has narrow waist; no heel; white leather & linen lining; toe embroidered w/ white chain stitch w/ cutwork backed w/ purple; floral medallion.
Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 A popular style of boudoir slipper was made from brightly colored silks and bronze leather, named for its reddish sheen which is produced by a special dye made from cochineal beetle carcasses.
1. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""n"". 2. Embossed on soles of both shoes: ""3,7"".
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