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Slippers

Description

Black silk satin; bound w/ black grosgrain; no trim; remains of narrow black grosgrain ribbon ties; rounded square toe; square throat w/ drawstring. 3" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist w/ no heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Inscriptions
1. Handwritten on lining of shoe (A): ""J(?)"" ""BF/7(?)"" 2. Printed label on shoe (A): ""VIAULT ESTE'/ PARIS/ No 17, Rue de la Paix/ Fournisseur Brevete' de L.M. l'Imperatrice des Francais/ THIERRY & SONS/ Regent Street 278/ LONDON"" 3. Shoe (B): ""BH"" 4. On soles of both shoes: ""4 18/ 679"" ""679/2""
Associated Building
Used At Fowler House Purchase - WSA.
Material
cloth
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
cloth
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
Sateen
SHOES
Silk
silk (textile)
slippers (shoes)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1937.1111AB
GUSN
39352

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