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pair of black leather slippers
  • Morocco
  • pair of black leather slippers, 2001
  • Where object was made: Fès, Morocco
  • leather, rubber, string, dyeing, embossing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 7.5 x 9 x 28 cm each
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 15/16 x 3 9/16 x 11 in each
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • C2011.061.a,b
Description

Pair of black leather slippers with pointed toes. Each slipper has an embossed pattern on the top that runs most of the length with a round shape at the top and a filigree-type pattern in a band toward the toe. In the center of the round shape at the top is a tassel made from black string. The back of the slippers is pressed down and glued into place. The soles are light brown rubber with thin lines for texture. The inside of the slippers is white.