Toe of a slipper (one of a pair)

French
19th century


Dimensions

21 x 22 cm (8 1/4 x 8 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .22 x .21

Accession Number

02.22

Medium or Technique

Wool, Cotton and silk; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The ground is of dark green wool. The design of a lion’s head and two crouching dogs, is woven with various shades of green and gray wool and deep cream colored silk. The warp threads are of cotton. This is the mate to 02.23.

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber