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Pair of woman's slippers

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Low heels covered with red taffeta, square toes, red taffeta ribbon and black lace bow at instep, upper edge trimmed with pleated ruching of narrow black satin ribbon, backs and soles lined with white leather, toes lined with white linen; on inner sole of (a) in ink: Mme. Maston (?); on inner...

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Gift of Mrs. Richard C. Paine

French, 1859–62

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8 x 7 x 22.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin, taffeta, and lace; linen lining and leather soles


Textiles and Fashion Arts