Pair of woman's slippers
Place of Manufacture: Paris, France; Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
5 x 6.2 x 24.2 cm (1 15/16 x 2 7/16 x 9 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin, silk plain weave binding, silk satin ribbon ties, leather, and linen plain weave lining
Not On View
Black silk satin upper, lapped side seams; black binding and narrow silk ribbon ties; square toe; leather sole; white leather insole and quarter lining; white vamp lining
Written in ink on insole of a: "Droit"
Written on soles of both shoes at toe: "12761"
Stamped on soles of both shoes at center: "N"
Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA, 1949
Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent