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Bouchonne

  • Object:

    Pair of shoes

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1963 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rayne (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silk zibeline with sequins, diamantés and lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Bata Shoe Museum Foundation

  • Museum number:

    T.362:1, 2-1996

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of open sided stiletto pumps. Pale blue zibeline and guipure lace with sequins and diamanté pastes.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1963 (made)

Artist/maker

Rayne (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk zibeline with sequins, diamantés and lace

Dimensions

Height: 15 cm, Width: 7.8 cm, Depth: 24 cm

Descriptive line

Pair of open sided stiletto pumps 'Bouchonne', made by Rayne, Great Britain, 1963

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

De La Haye, Amy, ed. The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947-1997. London: V&A Publications, 1997.

Labels and date

H. & M. Rayne were reowned for beautiful evening and shoes for special occasions. Designs could be made to order and basic white shoe were often dyed to match a customer's dress. The jewelled decoration was painstakingly applied, stone by stone, using a strong cement. Rayne held royal warrants making shoes for HM Queen Elizabeth II, HM the Queen Mother and Diana, Princess of Wales [1997]

Production Note

Spring 1963

Materials

Silk zibeline; Sequins; Diamantés

Techniques

Embroidered; Beaded; Lace

Categories

Footwear; Women's clothes; Fashion; Lace; Embroidery; Evening wear; Rayne Shoe Archive

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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