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Description

Pale blue and cream silk satin slippers. Bound with grosgrain ribbon. Trimmed with small pale blue bow. Ribbon ties have been removed (stitch thread remains at sides where were attached). Rounded square toe.Square throat with drawstring.3 1/2" vamp, no center back seam. Sole has waist with no heel. White leather and linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1860
Inscriptions
1. Stamped on sole of both shoes: ""B"". 2. Handwritten on sole of both shoes: ""6-1/2 _____ 2-1/2"" and ""169262"" 3. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""B-6/2="" ""2"". 4. Printed paper label in shoe (A): ""VIAULT ESTE'/ PARIS/ No 17, Rue de la Paix/ Fournisseurs Brevete de L. M. L'Imperatrice des Francais/ THIERRY & SONS/ Regent Street, 278/ LONDON.""
Material
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing; Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
Shoe
Silk
silk (textile)
slippers (shoes)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1929.749AB
GUSN
32740
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