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Pair of woman's boots

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Pair of black silk twill high shoes, narrow, square toed, low built up leather heel, uppers laced at inner side of instep, lined with white cotton, white leather inner sole; on toe of sole of each shoe in fading ink: Mlle Clle (?) Inches. [old card notes "Mille C 16 (?) Inches"].

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

French, 1855–60

Object Place



14.3 x 5.7 x 24.3 cm (5 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 9 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk twill; leather heel


Textiles and Fashion Arts