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Pair of women's slippers

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No heel, squared toes, black satin, plain except for a tiny bow sewn to top of vamp, narrow black ribbon ties. A. has some loose threads on the vamp. B. has a seller's label glued to the inside: Vialt Esté, Paris; Theirry and Sons, London.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Donald Scott

French, 1800–25

Object Place

Paris, France


5.1 x 6 x 24.2 cm (2 x 2 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin, silk ribbon, leather, and linen lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts