Slippers

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1836

GUSN

GUSN-36834

Description

Navy blue silk satin; bound with black grosgrain; trimmed with small blue bow made of same 1/4" ribbon as the ribbon ties; square toe; square throat with drawstring; 3" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist and no heel; white leather and linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Handwritten on lining: 1) Shoe A ""1836"" ""Droit"" ""1 1/2"" 2) Shoe B ""Abby H. Phillips-/ Oct (?) 18th/ 1836""

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Caroline M. Smith

Accession Number

1934.1150