Slippers

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1855

GUSN

GUSN-39242

Description

Pair of slippers, tapestry woven cream linen with small blue geometric shapes. Yellow border with stylized red flower with cream, black, and green center. Bound with pale red/pink silk. Trimmed with a large bow of pale yellow dotted and striped silk. Rounded square toe with square throat. Split and laced 4-1/8" vamp with red laces. Center back seam. Sole has a narrow waist and spring heel. White leather and linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slippers (shoes)
bedroom slippers
cotton (textile)
stitching
leather
linen (material)
silk (textile)
tapestry (process)
ShoeSlipperWomen's clothing
Cotton
Linen
Silk
Leather
Tapestry Weave
Hand Stitched
Slipper

Inscription

1. Printed paper label in shoe (A): ""THOMAS E. MOSELEY/ SUCCESSOR TO/ HENRY L. DAGGETT./ FASHIONABLE SHOE STORE/ WASHINGTON ST. BOSTON/ 202/ RIPS MENDED GRATIS."" 2. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""3475/ TEM/ (?)"" 3. Sole of shoe (A) embossed: ""F""

Additional Identification Number

1937.863A-B

Maker

T.E. Moseley & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Clothing; Footwear

Accession Number

1937.863AB

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