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Description

Black silk satin; bound w/ black grosgrain; no trim; narrow black grosgrain ribbon ties; square toe; square throat; 3-1/2" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist w/ no heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
Printed paper label in lining of shoe (B): ""JOHN M. CONNOCHIE/ LADIES/ FRENCH SHOE STORE/ 81/ EAST BROADWAY""
Material
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
SHOES
Silk
silk (textile)
slippers (shoes)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1940.894AB
GUSN
40762

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