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Pair of shoes

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Borsley (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk satin with silk, leather and cotton

  • Museum number:

    1152&A-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Yellow silk satin slippers with square toe and throat, flat sole and silk ribbon bow, ribbons for lacing around ankle; leather sole tapering at waist, cream leather insole, white cotton lining.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca.1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Borsley (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silk satin with silk, leather and cotton

Marks and inscriptions

WIGMORE HOUSE
BORSLEY
Maker
43
Wigmore Hs
CAVENDISH SQUARE
London
Paper label on insole

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm, Width: 6 cm, Length: 23.5 cm

Descriptive line

Yellow silk satin slippers

Materials

Satin; Silk; Cotton; Leather

Categories

Fashion; Footwear; Europeana Fashion Project; Interiors; Household objects; Shekou; Values of Design; Design Society

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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