Slippers

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-39352

Description

Black silk satin; bound w/ black grosgrain; no trim; remains of narrow black grosgrain ribbon ties; rounded square toe; square throat w/ drawstring. 3" vamp; no center back seam; sole has narrow waist w/ no heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

1. Handwritten on lining of shoe (A): ""J(?)"" ""BF/7(?)"" 2. Printed label on shoe (A): ""VIAULT ESTE'/ PARIS/ No 17, Rue de la Paix/ Fournisseur Brevete' de L.M. l'Imperatrice des Francais/ THIERRY & SONS/ Regent Street 278/ LONDON"" 3. Shoe (B): ""BH"" 4. On soles of both shoes: ""4 18/ 679"" ""679/2""

Associated Building

Used At Fowler House Purchase - WSA,

Additional Identification Number

1937.1111A-B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1937.1111AB