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Description

Gray/black iridescent silk & wool ankle boot; top is notched; topstitching; no trim; inside lacing (at an angle) w/ beige silk shoe laces. Rounded square toe; center front & center back seam; sole has narrow waist & is shaped for left & right foot; 1-1/4" stacked wooden heel; white linen lining; heel has a notch.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
Worksheet says inscribed but no inscription noted.
Material
leather
linen (material)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
BOOTS
boots
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1941.898AB
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Edna R. Gardiner
GUSN
52448

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