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Black wool broadcloth embroidered (Berlin work - in petitpoint) w/ large abstract "winged" motif at toe; drapery or garland around heel in bright blues, reds & lavender wool. Square toe; square throat w/ notches; 4-3/8" vamp; sole has waist; spring heel; white kid & linen lining w/ slip guard.
Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 By the mid-nineteenth century a distinct type of woman's shoe was developed for wearing in private at home. Known as boudoir shoes or slippers, they are often distinguished by their colorful embroidery.
Handwritten on lining: ""Mrs. Goddard""