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Dance shoe

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nicolini - Romeo (Maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin, satin ribbon, cotton tape, canvas, kidskin

  • Credit Line:

    Cyril W Beaumont Bequest

  • Museum number:

    S.378-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pink satin point shoe with leather sole, with satin ribbon part backed with tape above which the satin ribbon has deteriorated, lined with canvas and kid, darned on the blocked toe and separately to either side at instep. Soles scored. No ribbons attached. Inner sole lining is missing. Stamped Nicolini.

Date

early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Nicolini - Romeo (Maker)

Materials and Techniques

Satin, satin ribbon, cotton tape, canvas, kidskin

Marks and inscriptions

"Nicolini Romeo Milano"
1) Makers's mark; On sole; Stamping (marking)

Object history note

The shoe came to the Museum as part of the Cyril Beaumont Bequest

Descriptive line

Point shoe made by Nicolini, first half 20th century

Materials

Satin; Canvas; Kidskin; Satin ribbon; Cotton tape

Techniques

Hand stitching; Machine stitching; Glueing

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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