Made for her after the wedding slippers, a similar pair (1840-48) is housed in the collection of www.ScienceMuseum.uk.org (Object A135559) According to both sites, Queen Victoria had nine-inch feet, which translates in approximately a size 5-5.5 (USA), 3–3.5 (UK) and 35.5 (EU) in today’s sizes. The gold trim, laid in "stripes"contrasts elegantly with the cream satin slippers. The diminutive rosette and dainty ankle ribbons add to the well balanced composition. The thin leather soles, delicate construction and fabric indicates they were clearly intended for dancing or indoor use.
CUNDRY and SON No 1 Soho square By Appointment in Ordinary to the Queen the Prince of Wales HRH the Duchess of Kent and the Royal Family Every variety of Ladies and Children's Boots and Shoes in the first style of materials and workmanship
QueenVictoria's slippers, c. 1840s, with makers label, Cundry & Sons, Shoemakers
QueenVictoria's wedding slippers, 1840s with makers label, Cundry & Sons, Shoemakers
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