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Pair of shoes

Pair of shoes

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1700-20 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver-gilt and silk brocade, silver-gilt braid and leather

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of shoes of silver gilt, green and red silk brocade with latches for ribbons or small buckle, hidden underneath turned down vandyked tongue. Tongue in brownish silk, which also bind off edges and covers seams, with silver-gilt braid decoration around its edges but also around throat. Louis-heels covered in silk and decorated with silver-gilt braid.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1700-20 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Silver-gilt and silk brocade, silver-gilt braid and leather


Length: 23 cm, Width: 9 cm, Height: 12.5 cm

Descriptive line

Pair of shoes of silver gilt and silk brocade, tarnished, with vandyked turned-back tongue.


Silver gilt; Silk brocade; Leather


Brocading; Tanning


Footwear; Textiles; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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