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Description

White kid; no tape binding - only "piping" or topstitched; trimmed w/ beige corded silk bow w/ decorative pearls in center of bow; rounded toe; round throat. Short 2-1/8" vamp; center back seam; sole has narrow waist & is shaped for left & right foot; narrow darkened channel on sole; 1-1/2" heel covered w/ white kid; white kid & linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1880
Inscriptions
1. Printed paper label - ""21 & 23 TEMPLE PLACE/ W.H. PEARSON & CO./ BOSTON/ $950"" 2. Handwritten on soles of both shoes: ""4/a/19""
Material
leather
linen (material)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
SHOES
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1950.166AB
GUSN
45122

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