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Pair of white satin wedding slippers

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Flat soled, square toed, backs and soles lined with white leather, toes lined with white linen; tender and a number of breaks, on inner soles in ink is written on one: DROIT, and on the other: GAUCHE.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

French, 1848

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5.5 x 6.8 x 24 cm (2 3/16 x 2 11/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin, sik ribbon, leather, and linen lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts