Slippers

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1854-1860

GUSN

GUSN-29845

Description

Cream silk satin; bound with cream grosgrain; trimmed with small white bow; square toe; square throat with drawstring; 2-3/4" vamp; no center back seam (probably); sole has narrow waist; no heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slippers (shoes)
footwear
stitching
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
weddings
ShoeSlipperWomen's clothing
Silk
Satin
Leather
Linen
Hand Stitched
Wedding
Slipper

Inscription

1. Shoe (A) - writtne on lining: ""Droit""; ""B4=""; ""4"" 2. Shoe (B) - printed paper label, fancy: ""VIAULT-ESTE/FOURe BREVETE/DE S.M.L'IMPERATRICE /17. Rue de la Paix,/PARIS/THIERRY & SONS/ Regent Street, 278/LONDON"" 3. Shoe (B) also has ""B4=""; ""4"" on lining. 4. On soles on both: ""4/190L01""

Additional Identification Number

1923.226

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Paris, France; London, England

Object Type

Clothing; Footwear

Accession Number

1923.226AB