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Pair of women's slippers

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Pair of heeless square toed slippers covered with figured satin woven with white silk warp and yellow silk weft, small-scale stylized blossoms and leaves around edge of uppers, and a larger spray of similar flowers on toe woven with floats of yellow weft, small peach silk ribbon bow on instep,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, Second quarter 19th century (1820–49)

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

21.8 x 7 x 6 cm (8 9/16 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.249a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk brocaded satin, silk ribbon, linen and kid linings

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes