Pair of child size woven yellow sandals
with an inner sole of canvas stuffed with a cotton-like material.
Attached card says:
"Institut Médical, 7 Rue Arsène Leloup, Nantes."
On the other side of the card it says: "Georgette F. âge
réel- 10 ans _, âge mental- 6 ans _, quotient- 0,6"
Baby cap 7144-166
Satin baby cap that is embroidered
with a floral motif and decorated with small brown rectangular
beads. Attached card says:
"Ce bonnet est offert pour un Bebe Americain dont je desire
connaitre le nom. J'ai confectionne ce bonnet. Je suis une grande
mere de 77 ans. Mon epoux a 86 ans. Il est un des membre de l'equipage
du bateau l'Isere qui a transporte la Statue de La Liberte a
l'ile Br[?] a New-York. Il avait 19 ans. Notre reconnaissance
et remerciements. Nous sommes sinistres et refugiesde Lorient
a Vannes. 58 Avenue Victor-Hugo, Morbihan, France."
Travel case 7144-115
Leather travel case with a nickel clasp
that contains two glass bottles with nickel caps and small glass
Travel case, open
Evening bag 7144-92
Evening bag made of cardboard that
is covered in fabric with a silvered thread overlay and a two
part closure. The interior features double pockets on each side.
There is writing inside that says:
"Modèle Déposé, 0459 AS 7164".
Strip of paper loose inside bag:
"Evening Bag from Paris"
Attached tag says: "G. Tiard, 23 Bd St. Martin, Paris"
Evening bag, open
Coin purse 7144-152
Plastic oval coin purse with a blue
silk interior and separate closure for an extra interior pocket.
The outside of the box features a silver oval ornament on one
side and a silver, seashell shaped clasp. Inside the purse there
are gold letters that say: "MAISON FENOUX," the street
address is erased but "Paris" is visible.
Coin purse, open
Leather wallet with two half pockets
and one leather divider. There is a pinecone motif on one side
and the edges are lined with leather windings that go through
Triple fold wallet or case with a stamped
design along two borders and a plastic lining on the inside.
Cut glass or crystal mirror with beveled
edges and etched floral designs. The handle appears to represent
a woman's leg. Etched on the back of the mirror it says:
"French Gratitude Train 1948"
Wooden cane with a carved snake that
is wound around the center of the shaft. The shaft is elaborately
carved in addition to the snake with a mottled background and
small flowers with colored beads in the center. The top has a
carved knob that resembles a bud or pinecone. Carved into the
shaft under the snake's head is:
"ARGONNE 14 15 16".
An attached tag says:
"Envoi de [in ink] Emile Giot ancien combattant 1914-1918.
15 Rue de Ponehelts. Nice.
M [in ink] à nos camarades-frères d'armes Américains
anciens combattants de la grande guerre 1914-1918. Remis le 11
[Sent by Emile Giot, veteran of 1914-1918. 15 Rue de Ponehelts
Sent to our American comrade-brothers in arms from the great
war of 1914-1918]
On the back of the tag it says:
"avec son reconnaissant souvenir et celui de ses camarades
de combat. [illegible] de la reconnaissance française,
11 Novembre 1948!
(cane taillée et sculptée par un poilu, front d'Argonne,
[with thankful recognition and those of his comrades of combat
[illegible] of French thanks, 11 Novembre 1948. (cane cut and
shaped by a French soldier, Argonne front, 1914-16)].
Pocket-size pistol with an octagonal
barrel. The top jaw from the hammer is missing.