Pair of slippers

American
Probably third quarter 19th century


Object Place: America

Dimensions

24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.589a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

With Chinese embroidery. Pair of slippers, solidly embroidered in bright polychrome silks, pinks, greens, orange, violet, and red, small Chinese motives framed in diamond lattice worked in black silk, slippers made with square toes and scallop at instep, low heels covered with blue kid.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry D. Love