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