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Slip on shoe, left of pair, womens, silk satin / leather, made by Gundry & Son, London, England c. 1832

Made c 1832

Slip on shoe, left of pair, womens, silk satin /leather, made by Gundry & Son, London, England c. 1832

Womens indoor slip on left shoe, turnshoe construction with wide square toe and no heel. Shoe consists of green silk satin upper 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. Upper lined in linen and white kid with sock of linen pasted in. Leather sole was originally sueded.

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Summary

H4448-24/1
Slip on shoe, left of pair, womens, silk satin /leather, made by Gundry & Son, London, England c. 1832

Womens indoor slip on left shoe, turnshoe construction with wide square toe and no heel. Shoe consists of green silk satin upper 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. Upper lined in linen and white kid with sock of linen pasted in. Leather sole was originally sueded.

(See object file for specialist report by June Swann)

Dimensions

55 mm
75 mm

Production

This silk satin slip on left shoe was made by Gundry & Sons in England, post 1830, as the inscription on the identification label uses the title 'Princess Victoria of Kent'. 'Her Majesty' was not in use until 1837 when Victoria became Queen.
c 1832

Cite this Object

Slip on shoe, left of pair, womens, silk satin / leather, made by Gundry & Son, London, England c. 1832 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 18 November 2017, <https://ma.as/239614>
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