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Description

White silk satin; bound w/ white grosgrain; trimmed w/ small white bow; white satin ribbon ties (5/16" wide). Square toe; square throat; 3/4" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist & no heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1849-1860
Inscriptions
1. Printed paper label in shoe (A): ""VIAULT ESTE'/ PARIS,/ No. 17, Rue de la Paix/ Fournisseur Brevete de L.M. l'Imperatrice de Francais/ THIERRY & SONS/ Regent Street 278/ LONDON."" 2. Handwritten (which shoe?): ""B(?)/2"" 3. Written on sole of shoe (B): ""4"" ""128294"" 4. Handwritten on lining of shoe (B): ""a""
Material
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
SHOES
Silk
silk (textile)
slippers (shoes)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1948.97AB
GUSN
54834

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