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Description

Ivory silk satin; bound w/ cream grosgrain; trimmed w/ small pale blue bow; cream satin ribbon ties (7/8" wide); square toe; square throat w/ drawstring. 3-5/8" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist & no heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Inscriptions
1. Printed paper label on shoe (A): ""ESTE'./ r. de la Paix 13./ PARIS."" 2. Handwritten on shoe (A): ""Droit"" ""+5"" ""C/2"" 3. Handwritten on shoe (B): ""+5"" ""C/2""
Location of origin
Paris, France
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
1963.20AB
GUSN
46710

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