Shoes (British) ca. 1830s silk, linen, leather

Pair of shoes

Pair of shoes - Britain, United Kingdom (made) - (made) - Silk, linen and leather - Given by Thomas W. Grieg - "Due to their fragility, silk slippers' were usually reserved for indoor wear, evening dress or special occasions.

Silk shoe, 1790-1800. Charleston Museum

This straight (no specific left or right) has a slat sole, pointed toe and ruched silk ornamentation.

Women's Shoes with Toe Protectors, 1810-30, Made of silk, cotton, and leather

Shoes with Toe Protectors: ca. French, silk, cotton lining, silk ribbon, silk woven tape and leather.

1790s two-tone blue leather pointed shoes. White leather low heels. Embroidered cut-outs and silk ribbon rosette. Lined in linen.

two-tone blue leather pointed shoes. Embroidered cut-outs and silk ribbon rosette.

ca. 1797 This pair of protective overshoes, or toe-pieces, has a design of cut and punched leather. The effect is reminiscent of the slashed leather styles that were favoured in the 1530s and 1540s. The spring loop at the back would fit tightly over the small 'Italian' heel to hold the shoes in place. Victoria & Albert Museum.

Pair of overshoes

1797 Pair of overshoes or toe-pieces. Place of origin: Great Britain, United Kingdom (made) Date: ca. 1797 (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Leather, with slashed design

1800 - 1815 Leather Slippers

Slippers, possibly British, Leather. In the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

ca. 1790, black and pale yellow satin. Trimmed with a black satin ribbon rosette and a silk tassel at the toe with braid trimming around the top of shoe. Petal cutouts in yellow satin at the toe exposing black beneath. The Louis heel is faced with black leather. The heel quarters are lined with white kid leather and the toes with canvas. There is a canvas inner sole, V&A

Pair of shoes

This is a classic Italian shoes in c. Black and ocra satin, trimmed with a black satin ribbon rose at the toe with braid trimming around the top of shoe. The heel is low and made of black leather.

1790's shoes

Slippers Date: Culture: British Medium: leather, silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Purchase, The New York Historical Society, by exchange, 1979 Accession Number: b

Pale blue silk taffeta shoes, English, ca. 1810. Shoes are "straights," with no difference between right or left last.

1810 ca. Shoes Pale blue silk taffeta shoes, English Shoes are "straights," with…

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