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Pair of woman's slippers

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Pink silk satin upper, pink silk satin bow at front; lapped side seams; pink silk plain weave binding and ribbon ties; white leather insole and quarter lining; white linen vamp lining; leather sole.

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

probably French, worn in America, about 1815–25

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

probably France


5.5 x 6.4 x 23.3 cm (2 3/16 x 2 1/2 x 9 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin, silk plain weave ribbon and binding, leather, and linen plain weave lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts