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
Shoe
Slipper
Women'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

Accession Number

1923.226AB