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H4448-16/2 Slip on shoe (1 of pair), part of Joseph Box collection, womens, silk / leather / linen / metal, by Gundry & Sons, London, England, c. 1839. Click to enlarge.

Slip on shoe by Gundry & Sons

    Slip on shoe, right of pair, womens, silk brocade / leather, made by Gundry & Sons, London, England, c1839

    Womens slip on right shoe of turnshoe construction with narrow square toe and low stacked heel. Shoe consists of ivory and silver thread silk brocade upper in a diamond pattern with square throat, oblique side seams and back seam, all bound and lined with linen and kid. Heel is leather and sole is white finished leather. The shoe is an imitation medieval style, possibly for fancy dress.

    Summary

    Object No.

    H4448-16/2

    Object Statement

    Slip on shoe (1 of pair), part of Joseph Box collection, womens, silk / leather / linen / metal, by Gundry & Sons, London, England, c. 1839

    Physical Description

    Slip on shoe, right of pair, womens, silk brocade / leather, made by Gundry & Sons, London, England, c1839

    Womens slip on right shoe of turnshoe construction with narrow square toe and low stacked heel. Shoe consists of ivory and silver thread silk brocade upper in a diamond pattern with square throat, oblique side seams and back seam, all bound and lined with linen and kid. Heel is leather and sole is white finished leather. The shoe is an imitation medieval style, possibly for fancy dress.

    (See object file for specialist report by June Swann)

    Marks

    Manufacturer on sock, pasted, printed oval paper label, text beneath coat of arms and between flourishes, 'GUNDRY & SON, / Boot & Shoe Makers / TO THE QUEEN, / the Queen Dowager, / Their Royal Highnesses the / Duchess of Kent / & / Princess Sophia / Soho Square, London'

    Dimensions

    Height

    60 mm

    Width

    60 mm

    Cite this Object

    Harvard

    Slip on shoe by Gundry & Sons 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 3 December 2021, <https://ma.as/239591>

    Wikipedia

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