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Description

Beige & white iridescent silk taffeta ankle boots; cream silk binding; no trim; side lacing w/ brown silk laces; rounded square toe; center front & back seams. Sole has narrow waist & has been spliced to widen it; 1-1/4" heel covered w/ self-fabric; linen lining; sole has darkened channel all around.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
Handwritten on heel of shoe (B): ""427""
Material
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
BOOTS
boots
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1947.32AB
GUSN
54539

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