Slippers

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1845-1855

GUSN

GUSN-33162

Description

White silk satin slippers; bound w/ white grosgrain; trimmed w/ small white bow of same material as ribbon ties which are missing but fragments remain attached. Square toe; square throat w/ drawstring; 3-1/4" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist; spring heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

1. Printed paper label found in/on? both shoes: ""ESTE'/ r. de la Paix 13./ PARIS"" 2. Handwritten on lining of shoe (A): ""B.3=/E"" ""of"" 3. On sole of shoe (A): ""3=4075"" ""72"" ""C"" 4. Handwritten on lining of shoe (B): ""B 3"" ""B"" 5. Handwritten on sole of shoe (B): ""3573 3= /45""

Additional Identification Number

1930.184A-B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Accession Number

1930.184AB

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