Slippers

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860

GUSN

GUSN-29918

Description

A pair of wool slippers with black fur accents, flannel lining, leather sole, brown laces, and a floral design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slippers (shoes)
flannel
fur
stitching
wool (textile)
Shoe
Slipper
Slipper

Label

Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 Worn by Rachel Trefant of Bath, Maine, this pair of homemade carpet slippers shows that a variety of matierals, inlcuding carpet scraps, were used as a shoe material in the nineteenth century.

Inscription

Handwritten note: ""Carpet shoes/ worn by/ Rachel Trefaut Sewall/ Bath Maine"".

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Footwear

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Cutler

Accession Number

1923.412AB