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Description

Cream silk satin ankle boots; topstitched; scalloped top is higher in front; no trim; scalloped edged side button closure w/ 11 small white buttons. Rounded square toe; round throat; 3-1/4" vamp; center front & center back seams; sole has narrow waist shaped for left & right foot; 1-1/2" self-covered heel; white linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1879
Inscriptions
1. Stamped on lining of shoe (A): ""LORD & TAYLOR/ BROADWAY + 20st"" 2. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""5-1/2""/B""
Material
leather
linen (material)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOOTS
boots
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.883AB
GUSN
38010

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