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1931.1205AB (RS242170)

Description

A pair of white shoes bound with cream silk tape and accented with a purple velvet bow. Shoes have narrow elastic ties, rounded square toes, and a one inch wooden heel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Inscriptions
1. Handwritten on lining of shoe (A): ""gauche"" 2. Handwritten on lining of shoe (B): ""droit"" 3. Stamped on soles of both shoes: ""4-1/2 / 5/m""
Location of origin
France
Material
leather
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing; Footwear
Descriptive terms
leather
Shoe
shoes (footwear)
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.1205AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Reuben Wing Howes
GUSN
34182

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