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Description

Dirty white kid leather bound with silk and cotton tape, trimmed with cream silk-satin bow. Rounded square toe. Sole has a narrow waist with darkened channel; 2 1/4" vamp, center back seam, low 1 3/4" heel covered with white kid. White cotton twill lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860 C-1870 C
Inscriptions
1. handwritten on the linings of both shoes ""4/3"" 2. Shoe A: handwritten in pencil on sole ""1860-1863"" 3. Shoe B: ""Worn by/ Harriet Appleton/ 1860-1863""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
cotton (textile)
kidskin
leather
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
footwear
Hand Stitched
Kid
kidskin
leather
Leather
machine-made
SHOES
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1920.59AB
GUSN
3402

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