Pair of women's slippers

French
1800–10


Object Place: France

Dimensions

7.5 x 8 x 23 cm (2 15/16 x 3 1/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.480a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk, silk brocade, silk and metal thread embroidery, silk ribbon, and leather and linen lining

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Vamps (added at later date): white satin figured silk embroidered with green silk and white metallic yarns in strawberry motif. Uppers: white silk pique, white grosgrain binding with drawstring at throats. Slightly upturned pointed toes. Brown leather flat soles. White kid quarter linings and insoles; cotton vamp linings. Condition: added high-cut vamps crudely stitched on.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection