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Pair of shoes

Pair of shoes

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1790s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Simmans & Penny (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, lined with kid and silk, trimmed with silk braid

  • Museum number:

    703&A-1902

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of lady's shoes of white cotton material, lined with white kid and red silk, and trimmed with buff-coloured silk braid. The tongues are covered with the shoe-straps which are pierced with button-holes for fastening the buckle, the toes are pointed and the heels are low.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1790s (made)

Artist/maker

Simmans & Penny (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, lined with kid and silk, trimmed with silk braid

Marks and inscriptions

'Mrs. M. Brickdale'
Written in ink upon the side of each shoe

Dimensions

Length: 9.625 in each (maximum), Height: 2.625 in each, Width: 2.125 in each

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 17245/1902.

Descriptive line

Pair of lady's shoes, white cotton, lined with kid and silk, trimmed with silk braid, made by Simmans & Penny, London, England, 1790s

Materials

Cotton; Silk (textile); Silk thread

Techniques

Woven; Braiding; Lining (process)

Categories

Women's clothes; Accessories; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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