Slippers

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1854-1865

GUSN

GUSN-53141

Description

Ivory silk satin w/ pale blue tint; bound w/ matching grosgrain; trimmed w/ large pale blue rosette w/ cream lace in center; cream satin ribbons - very long - are attached at sides to make one continuous tie. Square toe; square throat w/ drawstring; split vamp 3-1/4" (hidden by rosette); no center back seam; sole has narrow waist; no heel; white leather & linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

1. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""2"" ""f 8/3"" 2. Printed paper label in shoe (A): ""VAULT-ESTE'/ FOURr BREVETE'/ DE S.M. L'IMPERATRICE/ 17, Rue de la Paix/ PARIS/ THIERRY & SONS/ Regent Street, 278/LONDON"" 3. Handwritten on sole of both shoes: ""8/E -- 201649"" 4. Stamped on sole of shoe (B): ""O""

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1942.764