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Description

Black satin platform shoes; gold wrapped thread and spangles are couched in place in floral trail pattern with looped border; pink silk thread (around opening) is woven in basketweave; platform is of sponge painted white; leather sole and inner sole with cotton lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silk (fiber)
Object type
Clothing -- Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Shoe
shoes (footwear)
silk (fiber)
Dimensions
1 /58 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.6167
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
930

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