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Pair of wedding shoes

Pair of wedding shoes

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1748 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    silk satin covered leather

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the executors of the late Miss Laura H Bodcock

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of shoes covered in pink satin and trimmed with silk braid

Place of Origin

England (made)


1748 (made)



Materials and Techniques

silk satin covered leather

Marks and inscriptions

JANr 22nd 1748
Handwritten inscription on soles

Object history note

These shoes are said to have been worn by Mrs E Growden for her wedding on 22 January 1748


Footwear; Marriage; Fashion; Clothing; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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