Pair of women's wedding slippers and inner soles

French
1863


Object Place: France

Dimensions

6 x 8 x 24.1 cm (2 3/8 x 3 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.553a-d

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, silk ribbon, leather, machine lace, mother-of-pearl, and linen lining

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White satin heeless, narrow ribbon ankle ties, (one ribbon missing on one slipper), small rectangular mother-of-pearl buckles on ribbon and machine made blonde lace rosette; inside one, a paper label: Thierry and Sons, Paris and London; pair of inner soles (c-d) with cotton flannelette top and black glazed cloth on bottom; label on one inner sole: T. E. Moseley and Co., Boston.

Provenance

Formerly the property of Miss Elizabeth B. Ely of Boston.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard W. Meade