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Description

White kid; bound w/ cream silk & cotton tape; trimmed w/ large, elongated silk grosgrain rosette; no ties; rounded square toe. Round throat; 3-1/4" vamp; center back seam; sole has narrow waist w/ darkened channel; low 1-1/4" heel covered w/ white kid; white linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1869-1874
Inscriptions
1. Printed paper label in shoe (B): ""H.H. TUTTLE & CO./ Boston."" 2. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""5-1/0"" 3. Handwritten on soles of both shoes: ""5=/0"" ""Alxx / S(?)4-1/2""
Material
cloth
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cloth
footwear
Grosgrain
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
SHOES
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1951.14AB
GUSN
45300

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