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Pair of woman's shoes

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Pair of brown fur shoes or slippers; white fur trim; embroidered with pink, yellow, and blue flowers on gray stems with green leaves; brown felt welt between upper and brown leather sole

Provenance

Bought by J. A. Cunningham at Petrofolsk from indigenous people; Mrs. Asa Gray (Jane Lathrop Loring, 1821-1909); Gift to the MFA, March 30, 1897

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Asa Gray

Kamchatkan, possibly worn in America, last half of the 19th century

Place of Use

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Origin

Petrofolsk, Russia

Dimensions

9 x 10 x 26.5 cm (3 9/16 x 3 15/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.157-158

Medium or Technique

Fur (possibly reindeer), leather, silk and wool embroidery in satin stitching and french knots, brown felt

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes