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Shoes: T.1-1957

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Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

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

Dating

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

School or Style

English

Components of the work

Heel: Height 3 in
Back: Height 5.25 in

Materials used in production

Silk

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

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

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