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Turkish Slippers

Description

White velvet; "Turkish slippers"; mule-type; pointed toe embroidered with large floral motif in silver and gold metallic thread; gold metallic braid around body; low, gilded heel; leather sole; velvet sock.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1890
Inscriptions
Embossed into leather sole: right shoe-- ""39/9/ (laurel wreath); left shoe-- ""39/9/ (laurel wreath)
Material
braid
embroidering
gilding
leather
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
stitching
thread
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
braid
Embroidered
embroidering
Fiddle Thread
Floral
floral patterns
footwear
Gilded
gilding
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
metallic (color attribute)
Metallic Braid
SHOE
Silk
silk (textile)
slippers (shoes)
stitching
thread
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1993.286
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11955

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