Slippers

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890

GUSN

GUSN-35995

Description

Yellow/mustard leather; slip-on style (heel-less); bound w/ beige silk tape; trimmed around throat w/ yellow silk cord; sharply pointed & curled toe; 3-1/2" vamp. Round throat; sole has narrow waist & continues along heel; 1-3/4" heel covered w/ self-fabric & topstitched; self-fabric lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slippers (shoes)
footwear
stitching
leather
machine-made
Women's clothing
Leather
Hand Stitched
SHOES

Label

Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 This pair of mules or backless slippers made in the Turkish style was purchased around 1890 in Paris.

Inscription

Embossed on lining of shoe (A): ""1881/ 2 coins/ MEIER/ PARIS/ 26/ PLACE VENDOME/ 103 R. Nve DES PETITS CHAMPS""

Additional Identification Number

1933.1142A-B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1933.1142AB