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Pair of black kid shoes

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Pair of black kid shoes with low Louis heels and square toes, lined with white leather, design of star-like small flowers and foliage embroidered on toes with cut steel beads; black kid finish cracked and worn at back of shoes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

United States


22.7 x 6.5 x 10 cm (8 15/16 x 2 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Leather with cut steel bead embroidery, silk ribbon, and cotton lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts