Pair of woman's slippers

probably French, worn in America
about 1815–25

Place of Manufacture: probably France; Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


5.5 x 6.4 x 23.3 cm (2 3/16 x 2 1/2 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin, silk plain weave ribbon and binding, leather, and linen plain weave lining

Not On View


Textiles and Fashion Arts



Pink silk satin upper, pink silk satin bow at front; lapped side seams; pink silk plain weave binding and ribbon ties; white leather insole and quarter lining; white linen vamp lining; leather sole.

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent