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Description

Navy blue silk satin; bound with black grosgrain; trimmed with small blue bow made of same 1/4" ribbon as the ribbon ties; square toe; square throat with drawstring; 3" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist and no heel; white leather and linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1836
Inscriptions
Handwritten on lining: 1) Shoe A ""1836"" ""Droit"" ""1 1/2"" 2) Shoe B ""Abby H. Phillips-/ Oct (?) 18th/ 1836""
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
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1934.1150
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Caroline M. Smith
GUSN
36834

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