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Pair of black satin slippers

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Sharply pointed toe, low Louis heel stitched with white, drawstring around upper edge, small black ribbon bow at center front instep of one of them, lined with natural colored linen, (much stained); red stamp on inside of each shoe: Kingsbury?

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, Late 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

7 x 7 x 26 cm (2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1222a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin, silk ribbon, linen lining, leather sole

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes