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Object Name Shoe
Catalog Number 1936.33.2
Maker I. Robinson
Date 1842
Material(s) Leather/Silk
Dimensions H-1.75 W-2.75 D-8.75 inches
Description This is a pair of plain ivory silk slippers with flat soles. The fabric is in two sections that are sewn together on the sides. There is cotton hem around the top of each shoe. The shoes are square-toed and the soles are leather. The slippers are lined with a cotton canvas.
Notes These slippers were worn by Anne Patton Harrison at her marriage to General John S. Williams in 1842.
Collection Mrs. T.W.L. Van Meter Collection
People Robinson, L
Harrison, Anne Patton
Williams, John S.
Subjects Women's clothing
Wedding costume
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS