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Pair of evening shoes

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1963 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rayne (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silk satin with rhinestone and diamantés

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Bata Shoe Museum Foundation

  • Museum number:

    T.363:1, 2-1996

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of evening shoes in yellow silk satin with rhinestones and diamanté pastes.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1963 (made)


Rayne (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk satin with rhinestone and diamantés


Height: 15 cm, Width: 8.5 cm, Depth: 26.5 cm

Descriptive line

Pair of evening shoes in silk satin with rhinestones and diamanté, 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]


Silk (textile); Diamantés; Rhinestone


Satin weave; Embroidered


Fashion; Footwear; Accessories; Evening wear; Formal wear; Women's clothes; Embroidery; Europeana Fashion Project; Rayne Shoe Archive


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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