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Pair of slippers

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With Chinese embroidery. Pair of slippers, solidly embroidered in bright polychrome silks, pinks, greens, orange, violet, and red, small Chinese motives framed in diamond lattice worked in black silk, slippers made with square toes and scallop at instep, low heels covered with blue kid.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry D. Love

American, Probably third quarter 19th century

Object Place

America

Dimensions

24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.589a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes