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Slippers

Slippers
Slippers
Title
Slippers
Date 
1712
Medium 
Leather, wood, cotton
Dimensions 
each overall: 3 x 10 1/4 x 3 5/8 in. ( 7.6 x 26 x 9.2 cm )
Description 
Pair of yellow leather wedding slippers; low wooden peg heels; pointed toes; seams across the instep and up the heel; lined with white cotton.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Arthur T. Sutcliff
Object Number 
1949.115cd
Gallery Label 
These slippers were worn by Cornelia de Peyster, daughter of Isaac and Maria (Van Ball) de Peyster, on October 12, 1712, when she married Oliver Stephen Teller (b. 1685), son of Andres and Sophia (Van Cortlandt) Teller. They may also have been worn by the donor on the occasion of her marriage, April 30, 1908.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group