Slippers (shoes)

Object number
63.5
Date
1781
Description
Dark blue silk slippers with square toe and blue embroidery and tassel on top of foot. Leather sole with engraved design. Worn by Nancy Clarke Fowler at the age of 12 when she danced with General George Washington at a ball given in his honor by the French General Rochambeau at Newport March, 1781.
Materials
silk
leather
Credit Line
Gift of Evelin Bache
Object Type
slippers (shoes)
Related People & Organizations
Fowler, Nancy Clarke (associated)
Washington, George (associated)
Rochambeau, Gen. (associated)