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1830s - France
- The uppers covered in connected braids of straw and horsehair; deep-pink silk ribbon trimming and cockade; lined pink silk taffeta; squarish toes; leather sole.
- 22.5cm (length), 5.5cm (width)
- Inventory Number(s)
- AC9012 93-48AB
A dainty pair of flat shoes elaborately created with delicate materials, made from woven and plaited straw with two rows of circles containing bands of horsehair and a straw work ribbon trim. The upper material, is not very common for shoes, would have made from hatmakers’ straw. These would have been house shoes.