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This style of shoe, known as "pumps," was for more formal wear. They have no right or left and are similar to modern ballet slippers. They were worn by both sexes and men's were almost always black. Pumps for women and girls often had ribbons attached that wrapped around the ankle.


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Wedding shoes

creator   Unidentified
date   1800-1807
location   London, England
process/materials   leather
item type   Personal Items/Clothing - Footwear
accession #   #1880.112.01

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