shoe

A single bound foot ankle length boot with pointed toe, upper of red silk embroidered with floral designs and edged with blue silk trimming with butterfly embroidery with a white damask insert above. Lined with white cotton. Low wooden heel is oval-shaped and covered with pale green silk with floral embroidery at back and edged with red and lilac piping. Ornate sole with quilted floral design. Front of sole is a thick, tongue-shaped, of quilted green silk.

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