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Description

White kid leather; bound w/ silk & linen tape; trimmed w/ large pale blue rosette; square toe; square throat; narrow elastic ties; 3-1/2" vamp; center back seam; sole has narrow waist; no heel; white linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Inscriptions
1. Printed paer label in shoe (A): ""FOSTER/& / PEABODY/ SHOE/ DEALERS,/ 218 WASHINGTON ST./ BOSTON."" 2. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""C/J S(?)"" 3. Handwritten on sole of both shoes: ""4/4"" (size 4).
Material
elasticity
leather
linen (material)
stitching
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Elastic
elasticity
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
SHOES
shoes (footwear)
stitching
textiles
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1946.224AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins
GUSN
54251

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