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Pair of slipper toes

American
About 1790


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

18.5 x 14.5 cm (7 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1344a-b

Medium or Technique

Embroidered satin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

One of a pair of white satin slipper toes, not made up, with design of each of “S” shaped embroidered with gold thread and sequins from which spring minute blossoms embroidered with polychrome silks.

Provenance

Said to have belonged to Sarah Wendell, 1790.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes