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Shoe

  • Place of origin:

    India (possibly, made)
    Turkey (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered leather in silver-gilt thread and tinsel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Messrs Faulkner and Son

  • Museum number:

    T.432-1920

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Shoe of light brown leather embroidered with silver-gilt thread and tinsel. The upper is decorated with embroidery near the slight tongue and tip, the latter is curved at the end. The back is lengthened to a point. It has a curved and pointed toe and the heel is of one thickness only.

Place of Origin

India (possibly, made)
Turkey (possibly, made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered leather in silver-gilt thread and tinsel

Dimensions

Length: 10.75 in heel to toe, Height: 2.5 in with heel-piece, Width: 3 in maximum

Descriptive line

Embroidered leather shoe in silver-gilt thread and tinsel, possibly made in India or Turkey, 19th century

Categories

Accessories; Embroidery; Leather; Footwear

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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