Skip to main content

Shoes: T.1-1957

An image of Shoes

Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and fee waivers.

Download this image

Alternative views

An image of Shoes
An image of Shoes
An image of Shoes
An image of Shoes
An image of Shoes
An image of Shoes
View all 51 images attached

Object information




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.

Legal notes

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


Early 18th Century
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


References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.1-1957
Primary reference Number: 198870
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Thursday 8 May 2014 Updated: Friday 15 January 2016 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Shoes" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-09-17 06:06:33

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=|title=Shoes|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2021-09-17 06:06:33|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

An image of Shoes and pattens

Shoes and pattens

Accession Number: T.9-1940

An image of Tile

Alexander Maclean caricature

Accession Number: C.5E-1949

An image of Cup


Accession Number: EC.30-1941

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...

University of Cambridge Museums logo
Arts Council England Logo
Research England logo
The Technology Partnership logo
Brewin Dolphin Logo