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Description

Each shoe in this pair is constructed from white kid leather without additional embellishment. The oval toe is wide and the last edges are covered with a band of white silk trim. There is a slight spring heel and a leather sole.

Details

Maker
Garfield, Lyman (Maker)
Date
1805-1815
Inscriptions
Printed paper label in lining: ""Made, Warrented & Sold, by LYMAN GARFIELD, Fitchburg, Mafs/N.B. Leather Marocco [sic] and kid [illegible] at short notice with neatness and [illegible]"" (paper label interior heel)
Location of origin
Massachusetts
Material
leather
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing -- Footwear
Places
Fitchburg (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
Shoe
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1967.97AB
GUSN
47464

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