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Description

Gold/blue iridescent silk taffeta; bound w/ same tape; trimmed w/ large elongated rosette of pleated beige & gold/blue silk; no laces; rounded square toe. Square throat; 2-3/4" vamp; center back seam; sole has very narrow waist and extends through & around heel; 1-1/2" heel covered w/ self-fabric w/ topstitching; white kid & linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1878
Inscriptions
1. Handwritten on sole: ""Virginia J. Wallach/ 1878"" 2. Handwritten on lining: ""1-1/2 / 38496(?)""
Material
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
SHOE
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1933.1327
GUSN
36066

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