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Little girl's beach shoes

Little girl's beach shoes

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    about 1885 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Canvas with rope soles

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Eileen A. Brock

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


about 1885 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Canvas with rope soles

Object history note


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

Descriptive line

Little girl's beach shoes; British, about 1885


Europeana Fashion Project


Museum of Childhood

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