Slippers

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-37847

Description

Cream silk satin w/ pale blue tint; bound w/ cream grosgrain; trimmed w/ large cream lace rosette which covers(?) small pale blue bow. Cream satin ribbon ties; square toe; square throat w/ drawstring; slit vamp is 3-1/2"; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist; no heel; white leather & linen lining; thick wool inner sole.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

1. Handwritten on lining of shoe (B): ""G."" (for ""gauche"") 2. Handwritten on sole of both shoes: ""125294/8"" and ""f11/2"" (Franks).

Additional Identification Number

1935.576A-B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1935.576AB