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Pair of hand-sewn silk slippers with cotton lining and leather outsole. Worn by a young woman at a ball given in honor of Marquis de Lafayette in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1784. The Marquis was a notable figure during the American Revolution, fighting on the side of the Americans.

Date: between 1775 and 1805

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Item Number: 223866
KSHS Identifier: 1947.25.0

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