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Object description

  • American manufacturer
  • Wedding shoe, 1877
  • Silk, lace, leather
  • United States
  • H: 3 3/4 in, W: 8 7/8 in, D: 2 1/2 in (H: 9.5 cm, W: 22.5 cm, D: 6.3 cm)
  • Bequest of Mrs. George Mifflin, 1936
  • 122737.AB


This is a pair of women's wedding shoes. They are covered in gold and ivory silk brocade in a scroll and stylized floral pattern. There is a silk and lace bow ornament on the toe. The shoes have a partial lining of green silk and a fabric-covered Louis heel.