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Silk shoe, 1790-1800
Black silk shoe, 1790-1800. Flat and very pointed, this slipper would have been quite fashionable. Gift of the Estate of Eloise R. Fechtig in 1966 From the collections of the Charleston Museum
Pair of woman's shoes
Woman's shoe with very low Louis heel, pointed toe, upper in upper part of tan cotton bound with red silk ribbon and laced over instep with red silk ribbon, lower part and heel of leather, ornamented with white silk chain stitch embroidery, lined with white linen, light blue piece of kid leather sewn inside back of heel