Slippers

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1835-1855

GUSN

GUSN-13136

Description

Unmatched pair of purple/navy blue silk satin shoes made by same maker. Shoe (A) bound w/ black silk; trimmed w/ small black bow made of same ribbon as narrow ribbon ties; rounded square toe; square throat; 3-1/8" vamp; no center back seam; narrow waist; no heel; lined w/ white leather & linen. Shoe (B) bound w/ blue grosgrain tape; trimmed w/ small bow made of same narrow ribbon as was probably used for ties (note these are remains of the ribbons stitched on inside); square toe; square throat; 3-1/8" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist & no heel; lined w/ white leather & linen.

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 paper label on shoe (A): ""ESTE/ r. de la Paix 13/ PARIS."" 2. Handwritten on shoe (A): ""Droit"" and ""A"" 3. On sole of shoe (A): ""J. Naven"" 4. Printed label in shoe (B): ""ESTE/ M. Cordonnier/ Tient M.sr de Souliers/ de Femmes et Enfans, &c/ Rue de la Paix No 13/ Pres celle neuve/ St Augustin/ PARIS"" (shield shaped label).

Additional Identification Number

1935.1308A-B

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Accession Number

1935.1308AB