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Description

Blue/gray iridescent silk taffeta ankle boot w/ black leather toe; blue/gray silk binding; no trim. Inside lacing w/ light blue silk shoe laces; rounded square toe; center front & center back seam; sole has narrow waist; spring heel; white linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
1. Printed paper label in shoe (B): ""VIAULT-ESTE'/ FOURs BREVETE/ DE S.M.L. IMPERATRICE/ 17, Rue de la Paix;/ PARIS/ THIERRY & SONS/ Regent Street, 278/ LONDON"" 2. Handwritten on lining of shoe (B): ""3. 15 Oct 8 28828./ Es Ord/ 7'"" 3. Handwritten on lining of shoe (A): ""Mme Masson/ 3. 15 Oct. 8 28828"" 4. Stamped on sole of shoe (B): ""H""
Material
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
BOOTS
boots
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1930.187AB
GUSN
33164
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