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Shoe

  • Place of origin:

    Bengal (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Leather, embroidered cotton with silver thread

  • Museum number:

    IS.15-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Shoe with a flat leather sole. Leather upper covered with red cotton embroidered with silver thread. Green leather trimmed at the recurved point of the toe and heel-back.

Place of Origin

Bengal (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Leather, embroidered cotton with silver thread

Dimensions

Length: 28 cm, Length: 11 in, Width: 9.5 cm, Width: 3.75 in

Descriptive line

Leather shoe with embroidered cotton with silver thread, Bengal, 19th century

Categories

Textiles; Footwear; Accessories; Clothing; Embroidery; Leather

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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