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Description

Ivory silk satin; bound w/ ivory grosgrain; trimmed w/ large cream chiffon rosette; pointed toe; round throat; 3-1/2" vamp; center back seam. Sole has narrow waist & is shaped for left & right foot; sole breaks at heel connection; 1-1/2" heel is 3/4 of the way covered w/ self-fabric; white kid & cotton lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1895-1900
Inscriptions
1. Stamped on lining of both shoes: ""THAYER, McNEIL & HOPGKINS/ 47 TEMPLE PLACE/ BOSTON"" 2. Embossed on heel of both shoes: ""PATENTED/ MAR 11/ 1884"" and ""5/2/368"" 3. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""5/a/8301/368""
Material
chiffon
cotton (textile)
leather
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
chiffon
Chiffon
Cotton
cotton (textile)
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
machine-made
Satin
satin
SHOES
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1942.340AB
GUSN
52979

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