- CATEGORY: PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
- MEASUREMENTS: 6 1/4"H x 9 1/2"L x 2 1/4"W
- DATE MADE: 1850-1875
Gored Bottine. Black satin. Leather sole. Back and right side shredded with heavy loss.
Belonged to Margaret Benson Fox, great grandmother of the donors. According to the donors, the object was damaged sometime between 1850 and 1875 when, while Fox was playing the piano, lightning struck and rolled across the floor. She was not injured.
- ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Fox, Margaret Benson
- CREDIT LINE: Patterson, Mrs. Jack and Mary Anne Fleming Branhan