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1935.1AB (RS242378)

Description

A pair of black silk satin ankle boots lined with red satin. Boots are topstitched and embroidered at the toe with a floral design. They have a side-button closure, a rounded toe, and 1 ½ inch heels.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1879
Inscriptions
Woven label in lining: ""GRANDE ASSORTIMENTO DE CALZATURE D'OGNI GENERE/ CON BEAU BREVETTO/ Fornitore DI S.M. LA REGINA D'ITALIA/ Succesore/ di/ Sno ANTINUCCI/ Roma via due Macelli 101/ FIRENZE Borgo Ognissanti 2 On parle francais = English Spoken"" [Translation: ""Great assortment of every type of shoes/ licensed/ Supplier of her majesty Queen of Italy/ Successor of ________/ Rome . . ./ All Saints.""
Location of origin
Rome, Italy
Material
embroidering
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing; Footwear
Descriptive terms
Boot
boots
Bouquet
Embroidered
embroidering
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Frances Hayward
GUSN
37596

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