Object StatementSlip on shoes (pair), part of Joseph Box collection, womens, silk satin / linen / leather, by Gundry & Sons, London, England, c. 1840
Physical DescriptionSlip on shoes, pair, womens, tabbed, silk satin / leather / linen, made by Gundry & Sons, London, England, c1840
Pair of womens tabbed slip on shoes for indoor wear of turnshoe construction with narrow oval toe and covered wedged heel. Shoes consist of ivory silk satin uppers with short tab front, slightly oblique side seams and back seam all pink bound. Shoes appear to be missing rose decoration from the tab as for H4448-17. Uppers lined in linen and white kid with heel grip at back. Heels covered in the same silk satin as the uppers and leather soles are white finished.
MarksManufacturer on sock of right shoe, 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 / Duchess of Kent / Princess Sophia / 1 Soho Square, London'