Prize work silk brocade mule

Made 1872

Mule, womens, silk brocade / leather / silk, made by George Player, prize work, England, [1872]

Womens single straight mule of turnshoe construction with fingertip toe and covered Louis shell heel. Mule consists of fawn cream and turquoise silk brocade upper featuring top edge from mid seat rising to a curved peak in the centre, a blue silk tassel in centre throat, fringe round the top edge and a turquoise stripe across the toe. Seat edge piped in brown/black leather piping. Upper lined in Pru...

Summary

H4448-535/1
Mule, womens, silk brocade / leather / silk, made by George Player, prize work, England, [1872]

Womens single straight mule of turnshoe construction with fingertip toe and covered Louis shell heel. Mule consists of fawn cream and turquoise silk brocade upper featuring top edge from mid seat rising to a curved peak in the centre, a blue silk tassel in centre throat, fringe round the top edge and a turquoise stripe across the toe. Seat edge piped in brown/black leather piping. Upper lined in Prussian blue tawed leather and the sock is in brown and gold striped silk. Heel covered in royal blue silk is white stitched. Leather sole features a brown wheeled forepart edge with turquoise stripes adjacent a black fiddle waist and breast.

(See object file for specialist report by June Swann)

Dimensions

55 mm
100 mm

Production

1872

Cite this Object

Prize work silk brocade mule 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 26 June 2017, <https://ma.as/239754>
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