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Object Name: Slippers
Date: 1847-1848
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Medium: Silk, leather, linen
Dimensions: Overall (a): 1/2 × 9 1/4 × 3 5/8 in. (1.3 × 23.5 × 9.2 cm) Overall (b): 1/2 × 9 1/4 × 2 3/4 in. (1.3 × 23.5 × 7 cm)
Place made: Europe, France, Paris
Description: Black satin square toed slippers with linen lining and leather soles; each slipper has two silk ribbon ties at the center.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Nicholar R. Mersereau (Louise Schuyler Miller)
Object Number: INV.12038ab
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Marks: handwritten: on tag inside 'a': "In my mothers / trousseau 1848 / Mrs. Kingsland" printed: on tag inside 'b': "ESTE, / Mo Cordonnier / Tient Msm de Souliers / de Femmes et Enfans & c. / Rue de la Paix No 13. / Pres celle No St Augustin / A PARIS."

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These slippers were part of the wedding trousseau of Jane Ann Schuyler when she married David Miller in 1848.