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Lavinia Warren's wedding shoes, 1863Lavinia Warren's wedding shoes, 1863

These delicate silk shoes, embroidered with pink rosebuds, were worn by Tom Thumb's bride at their wedding in New York City in 1863. The Smithsonian acquired the miniature shoes in 1987.

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