Not currently on display at the V&A

Little Girl's Beach Shoes

about 1885 (made)
Place Of Origin

Pair of little girl's beach shoes, with white canvas uppers and flat
rope soles. The throat of each shoe is square cut, and the upper
edges are threaded with drawstring tapes to adjust the fit, and tie
round the ankles.


object details
Category
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.
(Some alternative part names are also shown below)
  • Shoe
  • Espadrille
  • Beach Shoe
  • Shoe
  • Espadrille
  • Beach Shoe
Materials and Techniques
Canvas with rope soles
Brief Description
Little girl's beach shoes; British, about 1885
Physical Description
Pair of little girl's beach shoes, with white canvas uppers and flat

rope soles. The throat of each shoe is square cut, and the upper

edges are threaded with drawstring tapes to adjust the fit, and tie

round the ankles.
DimensionsHeight: (L) 15.25 cm
Credit line
Given by Eileen A. Brock
Object history
References:





Worn by the donor's mother, neé Amy Kate Grahame Piercy

(b.1882)
Collection
Accession Number
B.713:1-1993

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record createdApril 19, 2000
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