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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, England

Category(s):

textiles; costume

Name:

shoes and pattens

Date:

circa 1730 circa 1740

School/Style:

English

Period(s):

early 18th Century; George II

Description:

Brocaded silk, cream background, multicoloured floral design.
Shoes lined with coarse linen, tongues with green sarcenet, bound green braid.
Pattens lined scarlet flannel, bound green braid, cream corded silk bows, leather soles and heels.

Technique(s):

lining (material)
braiding

Material(s):

silk
linen; shoe lining
leather; soles, heels

Dimension:

length, whole, 8.25, in

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1940-05; Clarke, Grace F., Miss

Provenance:

Fenton & Sons, 11 New Oxford Street, London; Miss Grace Clarke

Acquisition Credit:

Miss Grace Clarke Bequest

Exhibition(s):

Treasured Possessions from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. 2015-03-24 - 2015-09-06
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Catalogue number: 153

Documentation:

Avery, Victoria. Calaresu, Melissa. Laven, Mary. 2015. Treasured Possessions from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment.London: Philip Wilson Publishers
Publ. p. 152, Fig. 165, and p. 269, Cat. 153

Accession:

Object Number: T.9-1940
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 198825; input: 2014-05-01; modified: 2017-10-17)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/198825





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