Pair of woman's shoes

Woman's slippers

American
1810–15


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: possibly Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 6.7 x 21.9 cm (2 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.37a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather with plain weave silk binding and plain weave linen lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s slippers with drab or dark yellow kid upper; long square slashed and vandyked tongue and vamp, holes for ties (missing); beige silk binding, butted side and back seams; round toe; linen insole and lining; flat leather sole

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone