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Pair of women's wedding slippers

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Pair of white satin heeless wedding slippers, pointed toes, high over instep and coming to central point, lined with white linen. Worn by Mrs. Israel Whiney.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Mixter, Mrs. Samuel J. Mixter, and Mrs. Henry A. Morss, Jr.

American, about 1826

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

7 x 6.5 x 23 cm (2 3/4 x 2 9/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1348a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, silk ribbon, cotton and linen linings, and leather sole

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes