Pair of Shoes

ca. 1790 (made)
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Not currently on display at the V&A

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Place Of Origin

Pair of ladies shoes of black and pale yellow satin. Trimmed with a black satin ribbon rosette and a silk tassel at the toe with braid trimming around the top of shoe. Petal cutouts in yellow satin at the toe exposing black beneath. The Louis heel is faced with black leather. The heel quarters are lined with white kid leather and the toes with canvas. There is a canvas inner sole.


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

  • Shoe
  • Shoe
Materials and Techniques
Satin, trimmed with satin ribbon, silk, leather, lined with kid leather, canvas
Brief Description
Pair of satin and leather shoes, Great Britain, ca. 1790
Physical Description
Pair of ladies shoes of black and pale yellow satin. Trimmed with a black satin ribbon rosette and a silk tassel at the toe with braid trimming around the top of shoe. Petal cutouts in yellow satin at the toe exposing black beneath. The Louis heel is faced with black leather. The heel quarters are lined with white kid leather and the toes with canvas. There is a canvas inner sole.
Marks and Inscriptions
'(01) & I.C.' (On two paper labels stuck on instep)
Credit line
Given by Miss Una Campbell
Collection
Accession Number
T.218&A-1972

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record createdOctober 19, 2007
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