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Description

Ivory silk satin slippers, bound with cream gros grain; trimmed with a small white bow made of the same 1/4 inch satin ribbon as was used for the ribbon ties. Shoes have rounded toes, sqaure throught with drawstring, 3 1/2 inch vamp, no center back seems. The sole has a narrow waist. the lining is of white leather and linen. The shoes have no heel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1849
Inscriptions
Both shoes are stamped on the sole: ""561/3"" Shoe B has a printed paper label: ""A. Deglaye,/ Chausseurs./368, rue St. Honore/et 92, rue Richelieu./Paris.""
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
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1929.966AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. W. W. Morong
GUSN
32797

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