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Pair of Slippers

MO 63.5092.1a-b
Pair of Slippers
Maker unknown
Libya
Silver, brass, velvet, leather
Pair of slippers with hammered silver uppers decorated with a silver bow with a brass crescent and star in the center. The slippers have a red velvet lining and brown leather soles.
These slippers were presented as a gift for the First Lady to President John F. Kennedy by the Crown Prince of Libya during his state visit to the White House on October 16, 1962.
Hasan al-Rida al-Sanusi, Crown Prince of the United Kingdom of Libya
  • JFKPOF-041-011
  • JFKPOF-121-040
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-5092-6
National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )
Donated to the United States
JFKSG-MO-1963-5092-1a-b