10.08 a,b
1875 Approximate
Embroidered Slippers. (a, b). Material: leather, textile, wood, metal. Size: 3" W. x 9 1/2" L. x 4 1/2" H. Description: black suede toe extends to lower arch; multicolored floral embroidered pattern, black velvet bow with silver filigree buckle over toe area; brown leather upper extends from behind toe and around heel area; 1" H. stacked wooden curved heel; light brown leather sole.
Worn by the Monson sisters, Lena Maria or Petrine who lived on a farm located in Section 36, Otisco Township, Waseca Co., Minn. until about 1946 when they moved to a house in Waseca.