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Woman's slipper

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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

France

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

53.251

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes