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Slippers

Description

Plum silk velvet slippers embroidered w/ large floral motif at toe & garland around heel in polychromatic silk & wool petitpoint. Brown silk binding; square toe; scalloped throat; 4-1/2" vamp; sole has narrow waist; flat - no heel; linen, wool & leather lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1859
Material
leather
linen (material)
needlepoint (needleworking)
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
Needlepoint
needlepoint (needleworking)
SHOES
Silk
silk (textile)
slippers (shoes)
stitching
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1935.579AB
GUSN
37849

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