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Description

Ivory silk satin; cream binding; no trim; side lacing with ivory silk laces; rounded square toe; center front and center back seam; sole has narrow waist; no heel.

Details

Label
Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 This side laced wedding boot was worn by Emma R. Chamberlain when she married J. Henry Bennet in 1863. Although higher heels were becoming more fashionable by the 1860s, wedding footwear retained flat soles.
Maker
unknown
Material
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
BOOT
boots
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1943.456
GUSN
53532

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