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Pair of women's shoes

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Made by donor's maternal grandfather: Joseph Chapin Kimball possibly for the Crossett Shoe Co. For the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago of 1893. Suede; embroidered. Cream cut suede uppers, embroidered with metal beads (cut steel??) with a silk ribbon rosette at toes. Condition: good, worm...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. D. Hardwick Bigelow

American, 1893

Object Place

Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA


23.3 x 6.7 x 11 cm (9 3/16 x 2 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Suede, leather, silk cord, silk ribbon, and cut brass beads


Textiles and Fashion Arts