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Description

Blue/grey ribbed wool ankle boots with black patent leather toe and heel; beige silk binding. Shoes have a scalloped edge side closure. There are six botton holes, but no buttons. The shoes have square toes, 2 1/4 inch vamp, center front and back seams and linen lining. The sole has a narrow waist with a black spring heel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1859
Inscriptions
Handwritten inscription on lining of both shoes reads: ""2124/2081""
Material
leather
linen (material)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
boots
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
SHOE
stitching
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1930.255AB
GUSN
33205

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