Ceremonial Pair of Slippers Used by Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Ceremonial Pair of Slippers Used by Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

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Description
These slippers are a part of ceremonial white clothing worn by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, known as Mormons. During religious rituals, Mormons wear white clothing that symbolizes purity and creates equality among the attending members. The slippers were donated to the museum in 1890 by George Woltz, who wore them to church rituals in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Object Name
Slippers, Pair of
location where used
United States: Utah, Salt Lake City
Physical Description
cloth, cotton (slipper material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 26.67 cm x 13.97 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
CL.151443
catalog number
151443
accession number
23481
Credit Line
George Woltz
subject
Mormons. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Mormonism
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Cultural and Community Life: Religion
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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