Ballet slipper

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1940-1970

GUSN

GUSN-173412

Description

Pair of black leather ballet slippers lined with cream-colored twill fabric. Each tied with black ribbon through four eyelets. Cork (?) reinforced bottom.\n a) left slipper\n b) right slipper\n Small size.

Details

Descriptive Terms

leather
cotton (textile)
machine sewing (technique)
Slipper, Ballet

Inscription

"2.../8.../I.../C" (Each slipper has a series of numbers and letters, partially illegible. Left slipper above:)
"211.../8296/1 1/2 (?)/ C" (Each slipper has a series of numbers and letters, partially illegible. Rightt slipper above:
)

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Eliza Kimball, Helen Chase Kimball-Brooke and Mrs. H. Thomas Byron, Jr.

Accession Number

1993.168