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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)

Date

1963 (made)

Artist/maker

Rayne (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk satin with rhinestone and diamantés

Dimensions

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]

Materials

Silk (textile); Diamantés; Rhinestone

Techniques

Satin weave; Embroidered

Categories

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

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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