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Pair of woman's slippers

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Quilted purple silk uppers, silk ribbon tie at front, lapped side seams, silk binding; white silk lining and cushioned insole; leather sole

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA, 1949

Credit Line

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

American, about 1810–20

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

9.3 x 6.6 x 23 cm (3 11/16 x 2 5/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1022a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk twill, silk plain weave lining and ribbon, leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes