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    • Maya Shakur

      Directoire and Empire Period Costume for Women. This is a pair of silk evening slippers that tied around the ankle. Some lacings went all the way up to the knee.

    • Kate Griffith

      Green silk evening slippers, probably American, 1835-1845. In the first three decades of the 19th century, evening slippers were often worn in both bright and pastel colors. As tastes changed and skirts lengthened to obscure the feet, less attention fell on footwear and black and white satin slippers became predominant. The grass green of this pair of shoes was one of the few bright colors which persisted for evening wear into the 1840s, albeit a distant third behind white and black judging f...

    • Kimberly Diaz

      Historical Fashion #4- Evening slippers..

    • Marla Steyer

      Green silk evening slippers, probably American, 1835-1845. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. I'm thinking 'ballet slippers". Hmmmm

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