Pair of women's slippers
Object Place: France
24.3 x 7.5 x 5.5 cm (9 9/16 x 2 15/16 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Leather with silk embroidery, silk ribbon, kid and linen linings
Not On View
Pair of deep purplish-brownish leather slippers, flat soled, square toed, small-scale floral spray embroidered on each toe, with polychrome silks and ribbons, narrow ruching of pink silk ribbon on scalloped edge of instep, backs and soles lined with white leather, toes line with white linen; in (a) small paper printed stamp saying gauche, on (b) same type of stamp saying droit, larger oval printed stamp in (b) saying Boulevard des Capucines No. 27 Ancien 25 APAQUE Cordonnier pour Damen (?) Paris.
Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron