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Carriage Clog

ca. 1825-1835 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Only one overshoe of the pair survives. Overshoes of this type were known as 'promenade' or 'carriage' clogs. The leather straps and square toe cap would have fitted over a woman's shoe or boot, protecting the fragile silks and kid leathers from dirt and damp. As the sole was made of cork, the carriage clog would have been light to wear.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Leather, with raised cork sole
Brief Description
Woman's carriage clog of leather and cork, British, ca.1825-35
Physical Description
Overshoe known as a ''promenade' or 'carriage clog' of leather with cork sole
Dimensions
  • Length: 21.5cm
  • Of sole, maximum width: 8.25cm
  • At heel height: 3.0cm
  • Width: 6.6cm
  • Height: 7.9cm
Credit line
Given by Messrs Faulkner and Son
Summary
Only one overshoe of the pair survives. Overshoes of this type were known as 'promenade' or 'carriage' clogs. The leather straps and square toe cap would have fitted over a woman's shoe or boot, protecting the fragile silks and kid leathers from dirt and damp. As the sole was made of cork, the carriage clog would have been light to wear.
Associated Object
Collection
Accession Number
T.460-1920

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record createdMarch 4, 2003
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