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Woman's Silk Shoes from Florence, Italy ~ 1818 ~ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ~ Chartreuse silk shoes with silk fringe around ankle and silk laces center front; leather soles, no heels, linen lining.

Now I want fringed boots! yeoldefashion: Women’s shoes dating to 1818 show the very simple style of regency era footwear. This particular pair was made in Florence, Italy.

women’s shoes ca. 1810-1830 via The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Shoes with Toe Protectors: ca. French, silk, cotton lining, silk ribbon, silk woven tape and leather.

The V&A highlights the story of shoes - 200 extravagant pairs are on show, on the theme Shoes: no pain, no gain. >> More info: http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/exhibitions/shoes-pleasure-and-pain/

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 13 June 2015 – 31 January 2016

Queen Victoria's Slippers: ca. 1840-1848, English, satin. "These dainty cream slippers were made for Queen Victoria during the 1840s by boot and shoemakers Gundry and Son...Victoria had nine-inch feet, approximately a size 3–3.5 in today’s sizes...They have small leather soles and no heel as was common for the time... As it was considered inappropriate to show one’s feet women squeezed into small shoes to appear more delicate..."

Pair of Queen Victoria's white satin slippers, England, These would be darling with my white capri pants and white and gold dotted blouse


) Ladies slippers, English, about Made by John Staton, English, active about White kid bound with reddish orange ribbon and painted with lines of red; there are low red heels.

Regency dress and over dress (source unknown) | Threading Through Time

Regency dress and over dress (source unknown)

Shoes, 1805-1810. Manchester Art Gallery.

Manchester City Galleries item Dark blue silk with woven square pattern. Bound with blue silk ribbon over linen. Round fronts with blue silk bow and ribbon ankle ties.