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A pair of woman's pumps

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Pair of dark red satin slippers, low Louis heels, round toes, bows of self material with a little gold beading at instep; paper label inside both shoes: Laird, Schober, and Mitchell, Philadelphia; lined with white kid.


American, Philadelphia, 1885-1890

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edwina Curtis Rubenstein

American (Philadelphia), 1885–90

Object Place

Philadelphia, USA


22.7 x 6.1 x 10.3 cm (8 15/16 x 2 3/8 x 4 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin, leather, silk ribbon, and cut brass beads


Textiles and Fashion Arts