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Description

Cream silk satin w/ pale blue tint; bound w/ cream grosgrain; trimmed w/ large cream lace rosette which covers(?) small pale blue bow. Cream satin ribbon ties; square toe; square throat w/ drawstring; slit vamp is 3-1/2"; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist; no heel; white leather & linen lining; thick wool inner sole.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Inscriptions
1. Handwritten on lining of shoe (B): ""G."" (for ""gauche"") 2. Handwritten on sole of both shoes: ""125294/8"" and ""f11/2"" (Franks).
Material
lace (needlework)
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
SHOES
Silk
silk (textile)
slippers (shoes)
stitching
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1935.576AB
GUSN
37847

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