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Pair of red leather shoes

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Medium Louis heels, sharply pointed toes, tied with red ribbon at instep, (ribbon on (b) missing), (both tongues cut out), name: Frances Fowler written in ink on each shoe; heels and backs of shoes scuffed, back seams splittiing.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

American, End of 19th century

Object Place



24 x 9 x 9.8 cm (9 7/16 x 3 9/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Leather and silk ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts