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Baby slippers

Baby slippers
Title
Baby slippers
Date 
1820-1860
Medium 
Cotton, metal, wood, paper, leather
Dimensions 
overall a: 1 3/8 x 3 7/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 3.5 x 9.8 x 4.4 cm ) overall b: 1 x 3 7/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 9.8 x 4.4 cm )
Description 
Pair of white cotton twill oil cloth baby slippers, with two straps that go around the ankle and button in front with a round white wooden button, the toe is adorned with a bow-shaped piece of oil cloth with a mock metal shoe buckle; there is cardboard inside the sole, and the outer sole is applied with leather.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. M. H. Morse, Jr., 1995
Object Number 
Z.1477ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group