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Shoes

Shoes

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Straw, catgut, silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by H M Queen Mary

  • Museum number:

    T.8-1925

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of shoes for a child, made of plaited straw and catgut, lined with red silk. The shoes are heel-less with rounded square toes, and are in a slip-on style with no fastenings or adjustment. They are made in a striped openwork pattern, each with a rosette on the vamp.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1850-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Straw, catgut, silk

Dimensions

Length: 6 in each

Object history note

Given by H M Queen Mary

Descriptive line

Shoes for a child, plaited straw and horsehair, lined with red silk; made in England, 1850-1870

Materials

Straw; Catgut; Silk

Techniques

Plaiting; Stitching

Categories

Children's clothes; Children & Childhood; Footwear; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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