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Description

White silk satin slippers; bound w/ white grosgrain; trimmed w/ small white bow of same material as ribbon ties which are missing but fragments remain attached. Square toe; square throat w/ drawstring; 3-1/4" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist; spring heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Inscriptions
1. Printed paper label found in/on? both shoes: ""ESTE'/ r. de la Paix 13./ PARIS"" 2. Handwritten on lining of shoe (A): ""B.3=/E"" ""of"" 3. On sole of shoe (A): ""3=4075"" ""72"" ""C"" 4. Handwritten on lining of shoe (B): ""B 3"" ""B"" 5. Handwritten on sole of shoe (B): ""3573 3= /45""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
SHOES
Silk
silk (textile)
slippers (shoes)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1930.184AB
GUSN
33162
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