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Pair of women's slippers

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A pair of lady's square toed slippers dark brown kid lined wtih light blue silk taffeta, heeless, edge bound with light blue silk ribbon with ruching of pale blue ribbon at instep, palmette-like design on toe in part cut away to show light blue satin background, in part worked with white silk in...

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Provenance

Said to have been worn by Sarah Ann Keegan

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude H. Shurtleff

About 1845

Object Place

France

Dimensions

6 x 7 x 24.7 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.1013a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather, silk taffeta, and silk tambour embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes