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Slippers - Blue & Cream Silk, 1914 Object Reg. No: SH 891416

Summary:
A pair of blue silk and cream satin ornamental slippers decorated with painted flowers and gold metallic thread. They are provenanced to Caulfield, Melbourne, in 1914, and may have been a souvenir of a wedding. They are unlikely to have ever been worn.
Description:
A pair of blue silk and cream satin ornamental slippers decorated with painted flowers and gold metallic thread. Flowers are rose, pansy and tulip. Horse shoe is painted on the heel of one slipper and an anchor on the other. Pale blue velvet ties.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs N. O'Keefe
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 3 cm (Height), 6.5 cm (Width), 22.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: marriage customs rites, weddings
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: footwear
Place & Date Used: Caulfield, Victoria, Australia, 1914

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