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Object Name SLIPPER
Catalog Number 0985.13.01069b
Description One of a pair (2) of slippers, women's. Made of white deer skin upper lined with linen fabric; originally basted together with running stitches; seam binding is missing in its entirety. Brown leather outsole with thicker section for heel; appears to be an applied "spring heel" [thin lift] for which the stitch channel was originally closed over, but wear on the heel has exposed the stitches. Has an interior ink marking; may or may not be a size of some kind. This is not a pair of right/left shoes; made on a straight last.
Dimensions W-2.8 L-9.25 inches
Owned Elizabeth C. Barret Toler [Mrs. William F. Toler]
Provenance Wedding slippers of Elizabeth C. Barret, upon the occasion of her marriage to William F. Toler.

"my step greatgrandmother's wedding slippers- Mrs. Cal. Toberis, nee Elizabeth Barret's."
People Toler, Elizabeth C. Barret [Mrs. William F.]
Subjects weddings
marriage
Footwear
Shoes
women