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Description

Ivory silk satin shoes bound with ivory tape; Trimmed with large ivory rosette with cut steel center ornament; Large rosette at toe covers small ivory bow of earlier date. 1/2" wide elastic strap trimmed with same style rosette with same steel ornament; Square toe; square throat with drawstring; 3-3/8" vamp; no center back seam. Sole has narrow waist which extends around heel; 1-3/4" heel; cream/white leather and linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1867-1874
Inscriptions
1. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""39/3/245"" 2. Stamped on sole of both shoes: ""39/ 39/ 32"" __ 3
Material
elasticity
leather
linen (material)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
Elastic
elasticity
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Satin
satin
SHOES
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1937.1340AB
GUSN
39497

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