Pair of Shoes

1790s (made)
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Pair of lady's shoes of white cotton material, lined with white kid and red silk, and trimmed with buff-coloured silk braid. The tongues are covered with the shoe-straps which are pierced with button-holes for fastening the buckle, the toes are pointed and the heels are low.


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Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Shoe
  • Shoe
Materials and Techniques
Woven cotton, lined with kid and silk, trimmed with silk braid
Brief Description
Pair of lady's shoes, white cotton, lined with kid and silk, trimmed with silk braid, made by Simmans & Penny, London, England, 1790s
Physical Description
Pair of lady's shoes of white cotton material, lined with white kid and red silk, and trimmed with buff-coloured silk braid. The tongues are covered with the shoe-straps which are pierced with button-holes for fastening the buckle, the toes are pointed and the heels are low.
Dimensions
  • Each (maximum) length: 9.625in
  • Each height: 2.625in
  • Each width: 2.125in
Marks and Inscriptions
'Mrs. M. Brickdale' (Written in ink upon the side of each shoe)
Object history
Purchased. Registered File number 17245/1902.
Collection
Accession Number
703&A-1902

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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