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1949.130AB (RS241435)

Description

Pair of silk shoes with two inch heels, oval toes, straight side seam, square tongue, and a floral design.

Details

Maker
Gray, Winthrop (Maker)
Date
1765-1775
Inscriptions
"Made by/Winthrp Gray/Near the Corn [illegible]/Boston" (on paper label pasted inside heel of one shoe, with Masonic compass symbol above text)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
brocade (textile)
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
stitching
thread
Object type
Clothing; Footwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
brocade (textile)
metallic (color attribute)
Shoe
shoes (footwear)
silk (textile)
stitching
thread
Dimensions
4 1/4 x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.130AB
GUSN
54955

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