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Object Name Shoe
Date 1870s
Description Pair of woman's white kid pumps; rounded toe; 2-inch heel; elastic attached to vamp and sides of shoe; white ribbons on vamp.
(Keywords: Fashion, Accessory)
Acquisition Gift of the Estate of Emma Stone
Ownership and History These shoes came to the Staten Island Historical Society in 1958 from the estate of Emma Sterling (Bones) Stone (born 1865). She and her parents moved from upstate New York to Staten Island in the 1870s, and she married Medad Elisha Stone on June 11, 1890. She and her husband had four children, and they lived at 266 St. Mark's Place, New Brighton, Staten Island.

Mrs. Stone was a descendant of John and Priscilla Alden, and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She served as vice-president of the Women's Auxiliary of the Staten Island Hospital.
Earliest Date 1870
Latest Date 1880
Subjects Clothing & dress
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Footwear
Associated People Stone, Emma Sterling (Bones)
Catalog Number C01.2647
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, July 2013.
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