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Slippers

Description

Cream (with pale blue tinge?) silk satin; bound with cream grosgrain; trimmed with small cream bow; cream moire ribbon ties (1/4" wide); square toe; square throat with drawstring; 3 1/2" ramp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist; no heel; white leather and linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
1) Shoe (a) printed paper label: ""CHASSURES/ POUR/ DAMES/ VIAULT-ESTE/ Rue de la Paix, 17/ Paris/ and al/ THIERRY & SONS/ 278, Regent Street/ London."" 2) Shoe (b) handwritten on lining ""Droit"" ""A+6=64"" 3) Shoe (b) handwritten on sole: ""Mrs. F. H. Peabody's/ Wedding Slippers"" 4) On both shoes written on sole ""6 1/2/ 522 116522""
Location of origin
London, England; Paris, France
Material
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
Hand Stitched
Leather
leather
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
SHOES
Silk
silk (textile)
slippers (shoes)
stitching
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1970.3
GUSN
48105
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