"Berlin" Antique 1820's Berlin Wool Work Children's Slippers
The most darling little pair of slippers you could ever hope to set eyes upon.
Her delicate shoe encloses the front of the foot in a simple slip on style.
Her wonderful Berlin wool work embroidery, trails around in elegant floral embroidery, on a regal purple background. Lined in red cotton and with a simple leather sole, these heavenly slippers showcase the intricate needlework of the time.
Measurements of the Slippers
Collar circumference:up to 8.5 inches
Width Under Toes: 2 inches
Width Over Toes: 4 inches
Heel to Toe Insole: 5 inches
Fabric: wool, leather, cotton
Condition: These slippers are in beautiful antique condition, with some general wear to the soles, some light fading to the wool, a few areas of where the embroidery has come away, some general wear to the lining, with some holes to the lining in each slipper, some areas of the lining may need to be attached. These slippers are still in wearable condition, but would be better suited for a true collector.
Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so.
Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.