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Slippers

1935.580AB (RS241431)

Description

Pair of white wool slippers with polychrome silk and metallic thread embroidery. Trimmed with a large red taffeta bow, rounded square toe, center back seam, and spring heel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Material
appliqué (technique)
embroidering
leather
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing; Footwear
Descriptive terms
appliqué (technique)
embroidering
leather
Shoe
silk (textile)
Slipper
slippers (shoes)
stitching
taffeta
wool (textile)
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.580AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Hammond
GUSN
37850

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