Slippers

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1854-1865

GUSN

GUSN-1083

Description

Cream silk satin; bound w/ cream grosgrain; trimmed w/ small cream bow; laces are missing but fragments of narrow cream ribbon remain. Rounded square toe; square throat w/ drawstring; 2-7/8" vamp; sole has narrow waist w/ no heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slippers (shoes)
footwear
stitching
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Leather
Linen
Hand Stitched
SHOES

Inscription

1. Printed label in shoe (A): ""VIAULT-ESTE'/ FOURr BREVETE'/ DE S.M.L'IMPERATRICE/ 17, Rue de la Paix,/PARIS./ THIERRY & SONS/ Regent Street, 278/ LONDON."" 2. Handwritten: ""BB=""(?) 3. Handwritten on shoe (B): ""Droit"" ""BB=""(?) ""g""

Additional Identification Number

1989.22A-B

Maker

Thierry & Sons (Maker)
Imperatrice, L' (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England; Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Accession Number

1989.22AB