Glass slipper

The glass slipper was made in Corning, New York, to be worn in a movie about Cinderella. The movie was never made, so the slipper was never worn. Gift of Corning Glass Works.


  • Three Times Cinderella’s Slipper

    story by Violette Bandu.

    The glass slipper in Cinderella is maybe the most famous object in a fairytale to ever exist. The shoe in the picture is made of glass, but has it always been this way? This story will use the glass shoe as our point of departure to compare three different versions of the fairytale by Basile, Perrault and the Brothers Grimm.

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