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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

49.1015a-b

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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