Object Name: wedding shoes & buckle
Accession Number: 1956.61
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Shoes with buckles made from cream figured silk, brocaded with flowers in various colours, over white linen and kid. Bound in green silk and with leather soles. Pointed, slightly turned up toes. Heel sections extending to form straps crossing over instep, fastened with paste buckle. high heel narrowing towards and widening at base.
Buckles made from curved open rectangle of paste gems, double prong and hinged stop with two prongs. (Not a pair: one with 30 stones and one with 34 stones.)
Width: 4.7 cm
Depth: 20.3 cm