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Pair of Quaker shoes

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Pair of Quaker's shoes of taupe leather with narrow sole and rounded toe, low tapered heel of built up leather, lined with white linen, (now much stained), upper comes high over instep in front with slight point in center, edge bound with taupe ribbon.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grosvenor Calkins

American, Early 19th century

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7.5 x 8 x 23 cm (2 15/16 x 3 1/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Leather, silk ribbon, and linen lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts