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Pair of shoes

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered canvas in coloured wools, satin ribbon, lined with quilted satin

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Burrows family

  • Museum number:

    T.168&A-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of shoes of embroidered canvas in coloured wools in Berlin woolwork. With a floral design of red and pink roses and violets on a white ground. A spray of full blown flowers is embroidered on the toe, and around the heel is a garland of rose-buds and violets. Bound with satin ribbon and the inner sole is lined with quilted satin. Rounded square toe and a high cut slightly tongued upper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered canvas in coloured wools, satin ribbon, lined with quilted satin

Descriptive line

Pair of shoes of embroidered canvas in coloured wools in Berlin woolwork, England, ca. 1850

Categories

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

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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