Pair of women's slippers

About 1845


Object Place: France

Dimensions

6.2 x 6.8 x 24.6 cm (2 7/16 x 2 11/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1014a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather, silk taffeta with silk tambour embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A pair of lady’s square toed slippers, dark brown kid lined with rose silk taffeta, heeless, edge bound with rose ribbon at instep, stylized plant on toes worked with white silk chain stitch.

Provenance

Said to have been worn by Sarah Ann Keegan

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude H. Shurtleff