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Pair of woman's shoes

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Woman's slippers with drab or dark yellow kid upper; long square slashed and vandyked tongue and vamp, holes for ties (missing); beige silk binding, butted side and back seams; round toe; linen insole and lining; flat leather sole

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Woman's slippers

American, 1810–15

Place of Manufacture

possibly Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 6.7 x 21.9 cm (2 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.37a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather with plain weave silk binding and plain weave linen lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes