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Infant bootees

Description

Cream cashmere silk bootees with side lacing; embroidered with cream thread floral garland; sole and seam trimmed with ivory silk; flannel lining.

Details

Label
Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 Cornelia Russell Wright was christened in this pair of booties in 1861.
Maker
unknown
Date
1861
Material
embroidering
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Footwear
Descriptive terms
Bootee
bootees (infant footwear)
Children's clothing
Christening
christenings
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
footwear
Hand Stitched
stitching
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1940.367AB
GUSN
40546

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