Slipper

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1848

GUSN

GUSN-55080

Description

This slipper is made from white kid edged and tied with blue ribbon. The toes are square and they have leather soles with no heel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slippers (shoes)
footwear
kidskin
marriage
weddings
Kid
Matrimony
Wedding
Shoe

Inscription

Paper label on inner sole: ""C. ROBINSON/ 40/ SOUTH COMMON ST./ LYNN, MASS."" ""WARRANTED BY/ CHICKERING & LONGLEY/ No. 138 MAIN ST./ OPPOSITE THE CENTRAL EXCHANGE,/ WORCESTER [MASS]"" ""Cambridge Aug. 16th 1848/ L. Jane Chase's Wedding slippers"" Paper label in accession file: ""The knitting in the slippers was made by Mother Macoy. She died in 1903. She was Mrs. HN Macoy. Her mother's name was Lydia Woodbury Chase.""

Maker

Robinson, C. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Lynn, MA, USA

Object Type

Clothing -- Footwear

Dimensions

9.75 x 2.25 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1989.5

Date

1848 (wedding date)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Vermont (United States)