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Pair of women's slippers

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White pique (raised figured cotton) upper with drawstring at front, lapped side seams, white silk binding, white silk ribbon ties. Square toe. Leather sole. White leather insole and quarter lining, white cotton vamp lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

probably French, About 1830–50

Object Place

probably France


5.5 x 6.5 x 22.1 cm (2 3/16 x 2 9/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton pique, silk ribbon, leather and linen linings


Textiles and Fashion Arts