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Slippers - Pink Felt, circa 1954 Object Reg. No: SH 940503

Summary:
Pair of hot pink felt slippers. Part of a costume worn by the donor, then Beverley McCallum, when she performed in an Education Department display in front of Queen Elizabeth II on her visit to Melbourne in 1954. Museum Victoria also holds a programme of the display - see SH94.504.
Description:
Pair of hot pink felt slippers. Both with seperate insoles. Slippers are simple in design with a rounded toe. The insole is cream-coloured. The stitching is in brown and white. There is a piece of elastic sewn midway over the foot opening.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Boyunegnez, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 6.00 cm (Height), 7.50 cm (Width), 24.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: education, footwear, royal visit to australia 1954, royal visits, royalty
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Royal Visits
Tertiary Classification: footwear
Organiser of Event: Department of Education
Date Used: 1954

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