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Description

White kid; bound w/ cream silk & cotton tape; trimmed w/ large ivory satin bow w/ same ribbon used as ties; original elastic ties were stitched on closer to throat (see fragments on lining). New ties are stitched at side seam; rounded square toe; square throat; 3-1/4" vamp; center back seam; narrow waist; 1-1/8" heel covered w/ white kid; cream leather & linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
Handwritten on lining of shoe (B): ""B/3-1/2""
Material
leather
linen (material)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
SHOES
shoes (footwear)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1946.792AB
GUSN
54485

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