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shoes 1951.404

Object Name: shoes

Date: 1830-1850

Accession Number: 1951.404
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • linen
  • leather
  • wool
  • silk
Support
 
Technique
  • embroidered
Description

Canvas, over thin green leather and cream linen, embroidered with wool in tent stitch in rose, hyacinth and carnation sprays in pink, blue, yellow and pale green on darker green background; bound with green silk ribbon; square toes; front rising into tongue and sides continuing with tapering ends to tie across front, each pierced with hole; tie of green silk ribbon; sole raised for instep, painted and stamped band in orange and dark brown on each side of instep; inner sole of thin red leather. Unworn.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 22 cm
Width:
Depth: