FRONTISPIECE (BEDROOM SLIPPER). LADIES DRESS SHOES.

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Frontispiece (Bedroom Slipper). Ladies Dress Shoes.

Lithographs printed in color, 1900.
Paper size 17 3/8 x 11 1/8 inches (44.13 x 28.26 cm).
Good condition and color, some foxing.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 97529
Price: $650.00
Publisher : Edinburgh: David Douglas.
From "Ladies Dress Shoes of the Nineteenth Century with sixty-three illustrations" by T. Watson Greig of Glencarse.

Text for plate Frontispiece.
"This specimen of Mule or Bedroom Slipper is green velvet, on which the coat of arms is embroidered in rich silk and metallic threads. The front is finished off with a white silk ruche, held in place with a row of narrow gold braid, and the lower outline softened with an edging of fine blonde lace. . . ."
18th-19th Century Subjects , Trades And Industries , Fashion