Ornamented Women's Shoes from 19th Century England

Pair of embroidered, linen women's shoes from England, dated c. 1840's- 1850's. Pair of embroidered, linen women's shoes from England, dated c. 1840's- 1850's. Copyright Victoria & Albert Museum, London, acc. no. T.734:1, 2-1997.

A pair of decorated women's shoes made of linen and dating to the 1840's or 1850's, is housed in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The shoes have a square toe, and the upper and tongue are ornamented with a red silk trim and glass beads.

The shoes were made by the firm of Marsh (as inscribed on the insoles: "MARSH Ladies and Childrens Shoe Manufacturer, 148 Oxford Street, opposite Bond Street").

V&A online catalogue (retrieved 9 August 2016).

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