Explore the CollectionSlippers

Measurements
heel to toe 30cm
Place of Origin
Unknown origin
Historical Period/Date
19th Century (1870-1999 Late)
Registration Number
1986-013
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Beaded Canvas Work,Berlin Wool Work,Grisaille Beadwork,
Objects
Costume Components - Women,Slippers,

Physical Description

A pair of beaded berlin wool work slipper tops. The tops have been embroidered ready to make up. Worked on a background of mauve coloured double thread canvas, the wools are fuschia pink, sky blue and black. The beadwork using white, milky white, clear, black silver, grey, brown and fawn beads is known as Grisaille bead work.

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