Pair of women's slippers

French
1800–25
Made by Viault Esté (French (Paris))


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

5.1 x 6 x 24.2 cm (2 x 2 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

67.964a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, silk ribbon, leather, and linen lining

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

No heel, squared toes, black satin, plain except for a tiny bow sewn to top of vamp, narrow black ribbon ties. A. has some loose threads on the vamp. B. has a seller’s label glued to the inside: Vialt Esté, Paris; Theirry and Sons, London.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Donald Scott