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Object Number:
2003-38-8
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Tonkin
French Indochina
Date Made:
c. 1900
Early Date:
1890
Late Date:
1910
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Leather
Silk
Cotton
Description:
Lady's slipper with open back; upper of stitched blue silk lined with white cotton and edged at top with a band of black silk; two evenly spaced black cords, on vamp, extend from center top over toe to top of sole; a lighter cording circumvents shoe between upper and lower; sole of layered leather stitched together to rows of evenly spaced stitiching circumventing edge and one row of straight stitiching in center, from toe to heel; inner sole of white soft leather; edge of sole painted white.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Other Number:
1900.1.128   -   Other Number
13499   -   Other Number
21   -   Other Number

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