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Pair of Shoes

1797 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This pair of women's shoes has a low-cut 'slipper' shape and the short 'Italian' heel that was fashionable for a short period. They show a mixture of influences, including a cut-out pattern with coloured underlay reminiscent of the slashed designs of shoes in the 1530s and 1540s.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Shoe
  • Shoe
Materials and Techniques
Leather
Physical Description
Pair of women's shoes of cut and punched leather with pointed toe and small 'Italian' heel
Dimensions
  • Length: 25.5cm
Summary
This pair of women's shoes has a low-cut 'slipper' shape and the short 'Italian' heel that was fashionable for a short period. They show a mixture of influences, including a cut-out pattern with coloured underlay reminiscent of the slashed designs of shoes in the 1530s and 1540s.
Associated Objects
Collection
Accession Number
1126&A-1901

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record createdFebruary 28, 2003
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