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Pair of women's slippers

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Pair of deep purplish-brownish leather slippers, flat soled, square toed, small-scale floral spray embroidered on each toe, with polychrome silks and ribbons, narrow ruching of pink silk ribbon on scalloped edge of instep, backs and soles lined with white leather, toes line with white linen; in...

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Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron

French, about 1840

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24.3 x 7.5 x 5.5 cm (9 9/16 x 2 15/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

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Leather with silk embroidery, silk ribbon, kid and linen linings


Textiles and Fashion Arts