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Shoe

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1770s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk satin trimmed with braid, silver buckle

  • Museum number:

    944-1902

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Lady's shoe of black silk satin trimmed with braid. It has an oval silver buckle, set with pastes. The pointed tongue is covered by the shoe-straps which are fastened by the buckle, the toe is pointed and the slender heel is of medium height. The buckle is in the shape of a narrow oval band with an inner edging of minute festoons. On the side lining is written in ink: 'Mrs Anderson'.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1770s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk satin trimmed with braid, silver buckle

Marks and inscriptions

'Mrs Anderson'
Written in ink on the side lining

Dimensions

Length: 9.75 in, Height: 4.25 in, Width: 2.875 in

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 30319/1902.

Descriptive line

Lady's shoe, silk satin trimmed with braid, silver buckle, English, 1770s.

Materials

Silk (textile); Silver

Techniques

Satin weave

Subjects depicted

Festoons

Categories

Footwear; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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