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H4448-24/1 Slip on shoe, left of pair, womens, silk satin / leather, made by Gundry & Son, London, England c. 1832

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Object statement
Slip on shoe, left of pair, womens, silk satin / leather, made by Gundry & Son, London, England c. 1832
This silk satin slip on left shoe was made by Gundry & Sons in England, post 1830, as the inscription on the identification label uses the title 'Princess Victoria of Kent'. 'Her Majesty' was not in use until 1837 when Victoria became Queen.

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Description
Slip on shoe, left of pair, womens, silk satin /leather, made by Gundry & Son, London, England c. 1832

Womens indoor slip on left shoe, turnshoe construction with wide square toe and no heel. Shoe consists of green silk satin upper with square throat and bow affixed, vertical side seam, no back seam and bound top edge. There are remains of ribbons to tie over the instep and around the ankle. Upper lined in linen and white kid with sock of linen pasted in. Leather sole was originally sueded.

(See object file for specialist report by June Swann)
Made: 1827 - 1837
Marks
Two identification labels, pasted round paper labels with serrated edges, text in faded pencil, '141 V / [2]4 / Dress', 'Kingham / 187 Regent / St / London', [price?] on insole, handwritten in ink, '2'
H4448-24/1
Production date
1827 - 1837
Height
55 mm
Width
42 mm

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