|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.|
|Dimensions||H-2 W-2.5 L-7.5 inches|
|Owned||Rosa Clara Gregg Chafee|
|Owner Regiment||5th South Carolina Cavalry, Co. I|
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."
Chafee, Rosa Clara Gregg
Chafee, N. G. B.