Pair of woman's slippers
English, worn in America
Place of Manufacture: England; Place of Creation: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
6.5 x 7 x 23.7 cm (2 9/16 x 2 3/4 x 9 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Leather, silk plain weave (taffeta) and lace, machine embroidery, silk satin, cotton plain weave, metal buckle (probably gold-plated brass)
Not On View
Bronze kid upper, cutaway decorative motif on vamp backed with pink silk satin and with embroidered details of white silk in chain stitch; pink silk taffeta and blond lace bow with brass buckle top front; lapped side seams; pink silk binding; square toe; white leather insole and quarter lining; white cotton vamp lining; leather sole.
Stamped on sole at center of a and b: "2"
Stamped on sole at toe of a and b: "36/2"
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