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Pair of shoes

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin, trimmed with satin ribbon, silk, leather, lined with kid leather, canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Una Campbell

  • Museum number:

    T.218&A-1972

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of ladies shoes of black and pale yellow satin. Trimmed with a black satin ribbon rosette and a silk tassel at the toe with braid trimming around the top of shoe. Petal cutouts in yellow satin at the toe exposing black beneath. The Louis heel is faced with black leather. The heel quarters are lined with white kid leather and the toes with canvas. There is a canvas inner sole.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Satin, trimmed with satin ribbon, silk, leather, lined with kid leather, canvas

Marks and inscriptions

'(01) & I.C.'
On two paper labels stuck on instep

Descriptive line

Pair of satin and leather shoes, Great Britain, ca. 1790

Materials

Silk satin; Leather; Silk braid

Categories

Footwear; Fashion; Accessories; Women's clothes; Leather; Textiles; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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