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Description

Navy blue silk satin; bound w/ black grosgrain; small black bow; narrow black ribbon ties on (B) only; drawstring at square throat. Rounded square toe; 3-1/4" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist & no heel; lined w/ white leather & linen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Inscriptions
1. Printed paper label in shoe (A): ""ESTE'/ R. de la Paix 13/ PARIS"" 2. Shoe (A): ""Droit"" ""B 4"" 3. Shoe (B): ""B 4"" & other illegible mark
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
1932.756AB
Credit Line
Gift of Charles E. Deane and Ruthanne Deane, and Mrs. Mary Deane Dexter
GUSN
34988

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