Pair of woman's slippers

possibly French, worn in America
about 1810–20


Place of Manufacture: possibly France; Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

6.2 x 6 x 23.2 cm (2 7/16 x 2 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.1016a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, linen plain weave lining, leather

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green silk upper, bow at front, lapped side seams; green silk binding and wide ribbon ties; linen vamp lining; white leather insole and quarter lining; leather sole.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent