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Pair of very dark blue velvet slippers

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Low heel, square toes, with rose spray embroidered on each toe with black silk, elaborate ornament of dark blue velvet and black bobbin lace ruching extends up over instep, lined with white satin.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Dexter

American, Mid-19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

Length: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.2559a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet, embroidery, bobbin lace ruching, satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes