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Slipper

Description

This slipper is made from white kid edged and tied with blue ribbon. The toes are square and they have leather soles with no heel.

Details

Maker
Robinson, C. (Maker)
Date
1848
wedding date
Inscriptions
Paper label on inner sole: ""C. ROBINSON/ 40/ SOUTH COMMON ST./ LYNN, MASS."" ""WARRANTED BY/ CHICKERING & LONGLEY/ No. 138 MAIN ST./ OPPOSITE THE CENTRAL EXCHANGE,/ WORCESTER [MASS]"" ""Cambridge Aug. 16th 1848/ L. Jane Chase's Wedding slippers"" Paper label in accession file: ""The knitting in the slippers was made by Mother Macoy. She died in 1903. She was Mrs. HN Macoy. Her mother's name was Lydia Woodbury Chase.""
Location of origin
Lynn, MA, USA
Material
kidskin
Object type
Clothing -- Footwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Vermont (United States)
Descriptive terms
footwear
Kid
kidskin
marriage
Matrimony
Shoe
slippers (shoes)
Wedding
weddings
People and organizations
Chase, L. Jane
Dimensions
9.75 x 2.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1989.5
GUSN
55080

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