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Description

Black silk satin; bound w/ black tape; laced w/ wide black taffeta ribbon w/ 2 bows; rounded square toe; split vamp w/ 3 eyelets is 4-1/4". Square throat w/ white drawstring; sole has narrow waist & is shaped for left & right feet; sole continues along heel; 2-1/4" heel covered w/ black satin w/ topstitching; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1875
Inscriptions
Printed paper label in both shoes. (A): ""ADAM/ 11 BIS/ BOULEVARD/ Malesherbes/ DROIT"" (B): ""ADAM/ 11 BIS/ BOULEVARD/ Malesherbes/ GAUCHE""
Location of origin
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
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1933.1535AB
GUSN
36131

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