Turkish Slippers

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1890

GUSN

GUSN-11955

Description

White velvet; "Turkish slippers"; mule-type; pointed toe embroidered with large floral motif in silver and gold metallic thread; gold metallic braid around body; low, gilded heel; leather sole; velvet sock.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slippers (shoes)
footwear
embroidering
gilding
stitching
leather
braid
thread
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Velvet
Leather
Metallic Braid
Fiddle Thread
Gilded
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Floral
SHOE

Inscription

Embossed into leather sole: right shoe-- ""39/9/ (laurel wreath); left shoe-- ""39/9/ (laurel wreath)

Additional Identification Number

503

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.286