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Slippers

Description

White kid leather; bound w/ silk & linen or cotton tape; no trim although holes on toe indicate a bow or circular decoration was attached at one time (missing now). Narrow elastic ties; rounded square toe; square throat; 3-1/8" vamp; no drawstring; center back seam; sole has narrow waist & is channeled; channel is darker & polished; no heel; white linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Inscriptions
Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""A/2 3-1/2""
Material
leather
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
SHOES
slippers (shoes)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1932.757AB
Credit Line
Gift of Charles E. Deane and Ruthanne Deane, and Mrs. Mary Deane Dexter
GUSN
34989
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