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Description

Black silk satin ankle boots; black binding; trimmed w/ large black satin bow at top of ankle; scalloped edged side button closure w/ 9 black buttons. Inner lacing w/ green silk shoe laces at center front; rounded square toe; round throat; 3-1/4" vamp; center front & back seams. Sole has narrow waist; shaped for left & right feet; sole continues along 1-1/2" heel; heel covered 3/4 way w/ black satin & topstitching; white linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1869-1873
Inscriptions
1. Printed paper label in shoe (B): ""HELLSTERN FILS/ Chaussures pour Dames/ PARIS/ 1, Rue du 29 Juillet"" 2. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""19879""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
leather
linen (material)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
BOOTS
boots
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1953.44AB
GUSN
45514

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