Pair of women's slippers

American (Boston, MA)
about 1830

Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


6.3 x 6.5 x 23 cm (2 1/2 x 2 9/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Leather; twill, printed paper

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Pair of tan leather heeless slippers, square toes, laced with self colored ribbon in upper part of toe over instep, backs and soles lined with white leather, toes lined with white cotton twill, on inner sole of one of them a printed paper label: Isaac Howes 48 Hanover Street, Boston, WARRANTED Boots and Shoes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Marion Glidden Dove Lee (Mrs. Francis Wilson Lee)