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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Shoe (one of a pair; b) made of leather and embroidered with floral designs all over in gold thread. Red leather insole and interior; leather sole with small heel.

  • Date

    • 20thC (?)
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 28.7 centimetres
    • Width: 9.5 centimetres
    • Depth: 7.6 centimetres
    • Weight: 229 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    For a biography of the donor's husband, General Sir Sydney Muspratt see Curator's Comments As1987,06.1.a.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    2015-16 14 November - 15 May, London, BM, 'Life and sole: Footwear from the Islamic world'

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


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  • Registration number


Shoe (one of a pair) made of leather (tooled, gold).

Shoe (one of a pair) made of leather (tooled, gold).

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