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Description

Black silk velvet ankle boots; black grosgrain binding; trimmed w/ black lace rosette w/ velvet ribbon loops. Center front lacing w/ black silk shoe laces; rounded square toe; approx. 2-1/2" vamp; center front & center back seam; sole has narrow waist w/ spring heel stained black; cream silk taffeta lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1860
Inscriptions
Handwritten on soles of both shoes: ""31623"" ""114744"". Shoe (A) also has . . . . ?
Material
leather
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
BOOTS
boots
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1930.182AB
GUSN
33161

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