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Pair of woman's shoes

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Woman's shoe, pink kid upper with small white silk ribbon bow, butted side and back seams, round toe, flat leather sole, linen insole and lining with worn paper label


Printed paper label inside: ". . . ty S/ No. 2, North- . . ./ of the Old S . . .[South]/ BOST . . . [BOSTON]/ Rips mended gratis"


Worn by donor's great-aunt Caira Robbins (1794-1881); Inherited by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Woman's slippers

American, about 1810

Place of Manufacture

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 5.1 x 6.4 x 22.9 cm (2 x 2 1/2 x 9 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Dyed kid leather with plain weave linen lining, plain weave silk ribbon, leather sole


Textiles and Fashion Arts