User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Woman's slipper

Start collecting

A single slipper of white silk twill embroidered with gold sequins, gold metal thread of several kinds in design of grape vine across toe and around upper, sharply pointed toe, white leather covered low broad heel, lined with white linen, inner sole of white leather.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

French, 1790s

Object Place



Height x width: 2 3/8 x 2 15/16 in., 23 cm (6 x 7.5 cm, 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk twill embroidered with metal threads and sequins; leather sole and heel


Textiles and Fashion Arts