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Description

Yellow/mustard leather; slip-on style (heel-less); bound w/ beige silk tape; trimmed around throat w/ yellow silk cord; sharply pointed & curled toe; 3-1/2" vamp. Round throat; sole has narrow waist & continues along heel; 1-3/4" heel covered w/ self-fabric & topstitched; self-fabric lining.

Details

Label
Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 This pair of mules or backless slippers made in the Turkish style was purchased around 1890 in Paris.
Maker
unknown
Date
1890
Inscriptions
Embossed on lining of shoe (A): ""1881/ 2 coins/ MEIER/ PARIS/ 26/ PLACE VENDOME/ 103 R. Nve DES PETITS CHAMPS""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
leather
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
machine-made
SHOES
slippers (shoes)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1933.1142AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
35995

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