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Object Name Shoe
Year Range from 1800
Year Range to 1830
Description One pair of shoes with a satin cloth, decorated at the bridge with gathered satin ribbon and bow, basket weave cloth instep, leather sides, and brown leather soles. The shoes were probably white or off-white and look very much like today’s ballet slipper. Both shoes came wrapped in paper which was probably also white, tied with cotton string and accompanied with a handwritten card (See Historical Notes).
Accession Number 1990.261