Pair of woman's slippers

French
1859–62


Object Place: France

Dimensions

8 x 7 x 22.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3208a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, taffeta, and lace; linen lining and leather soles

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Low heels covered with red taffeta, square toes, red taffeta ribbon and black lace bow at instep, upper edge trimmed with pleated ruching of narrow black satin ribbon, backs and soles lined with white leather, toes lined with white linen; on inner sole of (a) in ink: Mme. Maston (?); on inner sole of (b): word “droit”.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard C. Paine