Slippers

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1855-1860

GUSN

GUSN-32740

Description

Pale blue and cream silk satin slippers. Bound with grosgrain ribbon. Trimmed with small pale blue bow. Ribbon ties have been removed (stitch thread remains at sides where were attached). Rounded square toe.Square throat with drawstring.3 1/2" vamp, no center back seam. Sole has waist with no heel. White leather and linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slippers (shoes)
footwear
stitching
leather
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
Shoe
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Linen
Leather
Hand Stitched
Shoe

Inscription

1. Stamped on sole of both shoes: ""B"". 2. Handwritten on sole of both shoes: ""6-1/2 _____ 2-1/2"" and ""169262"" 3. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""B-6/2="" ""2"". 4. Printed paper label in shoe (A): ""VIAULT ESTE'/ PARIS/ No 17, Rue de la Paix/ Fournisseurs Brevete de L. M. L'Imperatrice des Francais/ THIERRY & SONS/ Regent Street, 278/ LONDON.""

Additional Identification Number

1929.749A-B

Related Items

Title Shoes Accession Number 1922.959AB

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Footwear

Accession Number

1929.749AB