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Description

White silk satin; bound w/ white grosgrain; trimmed w/ small white bow made of same satin ribbon (1/4" w.) as ribbon ties; square toe. Square throat w/ drawstring; 3-1/2" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist & no heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Inscriptions
1. Handwritten on soles of both shoes: ""5/69 19824"" 2. Handwritten on lining of shoe (A): ""Droit /2"" ""5"" 3. Printed paper label in shoe (B): ""ESTE'/ r. de la Paix 13/ PARIS"" 4. Handwritten on lining of shoe (B): ""5"" ""/2""
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
1932.2450AB
GUSN
35299

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