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Object Name Slipper
Catalog Number 0985.10.00132a
Date 1864
Description One of a pair (2) of silk (satin?) slippers, women's. Consisting of leather outsole with a 1/2 inch wooden heel; satin upper lined with possible linen or cotton hemmed with a running stitch; no toe box; possible wooden counter covered with the satin and two satin ribbon tie across the middle. The outsole is attached with one peg at the toe. The heel is attached with two nails. Misses size 10-11. Pair is not left/right.
Material Leather/Fabric
Dimensions H-2 W-2.5 L-7.5 inches
Owned Rosa Clara Gregg Chafee
Owner Regiment 5th South Carolina Cavalry, Co. I
Made Mr. Morgan
Provenance These are wedding slippers worn by Miss Rosa Clara Gregg at her marriage to N.G.B. Chafee, Co. I, 5th SC Cavalry, on April 5, 1864. They were made in Graniteville, SC by an Englishman named Morgan.


"Wedding Slippers of Miss R.G. Gregg who married on April 5,1864, N.G.B. Chafee of Co 1, 5th S.C. Cavalry Hamptons Div. Bullers Brigade; made in Graniteville S.C. by an Englishman named Morgan."
People Chafee, Rosa Clara Gregg
Chafee, N. G. B.
Morgan, Mr.
Subjects weddings
marriage
Footwear
Shoes
women