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Shoes: T.1-1957

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Current Location: In storage






Silk taffeta, bound with ribbon; floss silk embroidery in French knots, long and short, satin and split stitches; tied with ribbon. Ground covered by a pattern of trailing and scrolling stems with leaves and flowers, carnation, rose, etc., so arranged that there is a carnation on each toe and a rose on each heel with a five petalled blue flower above it.
The left shoe has a rose, the right a carnation at each side of the seam.

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Given by Miss A. Newton

Measurements and weight

Length: 7 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1957-11-21) by Newton, A., Miss


18th Century, Early#
Queen Anne
George I
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1730 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Heel Height 3 in
Back Height 5.25 in

Materials used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.1-1957
Primary reference Number: 198870
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Created: Thursday 8 May 2014 Updated: Friday 21 April 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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