Object StatementSlip on shoes (pair), part of Joseph Box collection, womens, silk satin / linen / leather / metal / paper, by Gundry & Sons, London, England, c. 1832
Physical DescriptionSlip on shoes, pair, womens, silk satin / leather, made by Gundry & Sons, London, England c. 1832
Pair of womens indoor slip on shoes, turnshoe construction with wide square toe and no heel. Shoes consist of green silk satin uppers with square throat and bow affixed, vertical side seam, no back seam and bound top edge. There are remains of ribbons to tie over the instep and around the ankle. Uppers lined in linen and white kid with sock of linen pasted in. Leather soles were originally sueded.
MarksTwo identification labels, pasted round paper labels with serrated edges, text in faded pencil, '141 V / 4 / Dress', 'Kingham / 187 Regent / St / London', [price?] on insole, handwritten in ink, '2'
Manufacturer on sock, pasted, printed oval paper label, text surmounting coat of arms 'NO 1 SOHO SQUARE' the remainder of the text beneath the coat of arms and between flourishes, GUNDRY & SON, / Boot & Shoe Makers / TO / HER MAJESTY,/ Their Royal Highnesses / The Duchess & / Princess Victoria of Kent, / and Her Serene Highness / the Princess / HOHENLOHE LANGENBOURG, / LONDON', 2 identification labels, pasted round paper labels with serrated edges, text in faded pencil, '141 V / 4 / Dress', 'Kingham / 187 Regent / St / London'