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Object Name Slipper, Bedroom
Catalog Number 0985.07.00107a
Description One of a pair (2) of slippers consisting of silk over board outsole with no heel; looped and cut upholstery upper of dark colors, black, pink green and blue in a floral motif; lined with silk as well on the insole; no toe box or counter. The outsole is attached with white thread covering a gold metallic thread hem. Seam at both sides midline. Youth size 13.
Dimensions H-2 W-3 L-8.5 inches
Owned Jefferson Davis
Provenance The slippers were made from the upholstery fabric on a couch used by President Davis when he lived in the Executive Mansion in Richmond, Virginia.

"A pair of slippers made from the covering on lounge used by President Davis in his room." (ledger)

"These slippers were made from the covering on a couch which was used by President Davis in this house during the War. Presented by Mrs. R.N. Northern."
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms Confederate Executive Mansion
Confederate White House
Executive Mansion
White House of the Confederacy
Richmond, Virginia
Subjects Footwear