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Embroidered Shoe 1730's, Holland, Very fine tent stitch uppers, probably embridered by the owner. Unusual metal toe cap. finely embroidered with jonquils, roses, pinks and other flowers in crimson, ivory, yellow, pale blue on a mid green ground, the latchets with eyelet hole (for a ribbon), the slightly shaped tongue dipping in the centre, this and the edgings with applied linen braid, lined with brown cotton, the rand of ivory kid, leather straight sole, 8 1/2 in; 22 cm.

Embroidered Shoe 1730's, Holland, Very fine tent stitch uppers, probably embridered by the owner. Unusual metal toe cap. finely embroidered with jonquils, roses, pinks and other flowers in crimson, ivory, yellow, pale blue on a mid green ground, the latchets with eyelet hole (for a ribbon), the slightly shaped tongue dipping in the centre, this and the edgings with applied linen braid, lined with brown cotton, the rand of ivory kid, leather straight sole, 8 1/2 in; 22 cm.

All 18 c. ,majority have pointed toes. ALady. A visual guide of shoe styles throughout the 18th century

All 18 c. ,majority have pointed toes. ALady. A visual guide of shoe styles throughout the 18th century

Embroidered Floral Evening Shoes in the Manner of Late 18th Century, USA. c. 1886. Shoe Icons: http://eng.shoe-icons.com/collection/object.htm?id=1448

Embroidered Floral Evening Shoes in the Manner of Late 18th Century, USA. c. 1886. Shoe Icons: http://eng.shoe-icons.com/collection/object.htm?id=1448

Spitalfields silk shoes, French, c.1760.     The American colonies were an eager market for English luxury goods in the 18th century and manufacturing centres, such as Spitalfield’s, flourished meeting this demand. Many of the fine textiles used to create women’s footwear in the 18th century were dress remnants. The design of blue stripes and delicate floral sprigs on this pair of Spitalfield’s silk shoes reflect the full flowering of Rococo style.

Spitalfields silk shoes, French, c.1760. The American colonies were an eager market for English luxury goods in the 18th century and manufacturing centres, such as Spitalfield’s, flourished meeting this demand. Many of the fine textiles used to create women’s footwear in the 18th century were dress remnants. The design of blue stripes and delicate floral sprigs on this pair of Spitalfield’s silk shoes reflect the full flowering of Rococo style.

Mid 18th century Stockings with "clocks", Shoes and French Buckles - Bata Shoe Museum Toronto -- often tagged on Pinterest as owned by Marie Antoinette, but not her's, still she would've worn something like it

Mid 18th century Stockings with "clocks", Shoes and French Buckles - Bata Shoe Museum Toronto -- often tagged on Pinterest as owned by Marie Antoinette, but not her's, still she would've worn something like it

18th Century Shoes: NEW American Duchess Kensingtons!

18th Century Shoes: NEW American Duchess Kensingtons!

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