Slippers: 1830-1849, British. "Marking: [label] (inside one slipper) "Gundry & Son, No. 1 Soho Square, London Boot & Shoe Makers to Her Majesty, Their Royal Highnesses the Duchess of Kent & Princess Victoria, & Her Serene Highness The Princess Hohenlohe Langenbourg" [label] (on lining) "LW" No distinction between left and right.
Lady's slipper or low-heeled mule. It has a wooden sole with a narrow heel and a pointed toe. The body of the shoe is of faded blue leather decorated with a panel of blue and orange embroidery, and attached to the sole with metal studs. According to the Cuming original catalogue these are from Greece. Date: 1835 #shoes #fashion
Silver-embroidered silk crepe over satin wedding gown with silver lace trim, French (Paris), 1828. Worn by the Honourable Frances Barrington for her marriage to William Legge, 4th Earl of Dartford. Worn with coordinating silver-embroidered white silk garters, and white silk slippers embroidered with cream.
Men's Wear 1790-1829, Plate 005. Fashion plates, 1790-1929. The Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Woodman Thompson (b17509853) | The caption here reads, “Full Dress of a Gentleman,” and is dated 1810.