Pair of black satin slippers

French
Late 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

7 x 7 x 26 cm (2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1222a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin, silk ribbon, linen lining, leather sole

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sharply pointed toe, low Louis heel stitched with white, drawstring around upper edge, small black ribbon bow at center front instep of one of them, lined with natural colored linen, (much stained); red stamp on inside of each shoe: Kingsbury?

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb