Shoes: probably worn by Lady Mary Stanhope (1660)

Shoes: probably worn by Lady Mary Stanhope Made of blue velvet and embroidered with silver gilt thread. Women's Velvet ShoesMade of blue velvet and embroidered with silver gilt thread

Everything you could want to know about Chopines (the platform shoes of the 16th & 17th Centuries). Pin: 1580-1620 upper-class Venetian velvet chopines, the luxurious fashion of the day.

Velvet covered wooden platforms ornamented with silver lace and silk tassel Italian Copyright of Bata Shoe Museum Toronto, Canada

ZAPATOS 1700-1730

Pair of women's buckle shoes, European, c. 1700 Silk satin brocade with applied metallic and silk bobbin lace, silk ribbon, and leather.

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Beading, embroidery and lace could be found arranged beautifully on both female and male footwear of this time period.

Shoes, silk, embroidered with white flowers, 18th c. (Buckles would have been worn centered.)

FCBTC / Mid century shoes embroidered with white flowers. Diamond buckles need to be centered for correct wear. (c) Wilanow Palace Museum

Zapato persa del XVII

A century Persian riding shoe kept a man’s foot in his stirrups—and influenced European menswear.

Yantorny Shoes - circa 1915 - by Pietro Yantorny (Italian, 1874-1936) - Made for Rita de Acosta Lydig - @~ Mlle

~Yantorny Shoes - c. 1915 - by Pietro Yantorny (Italian, - Made for Rita de Acosta Lydig~

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Green shoes, Italian, These preserved high-heeled shoes date to the early The heels are made of bevel-carved wood covered in deep red Moroccan leather.

Slippers (Mules), 1710-29. French, leather & silk. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Mules Date: Culture: French Medium: leather, silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from Various Donors, 1929 Accession Number: b

1. Shoe making was considered an Art form in the Renaissance time. There was a craft that went into it, that nowadays is done by machine.

A lady's shoe (Cl. It looks so odd.but I suppose it isn't all that much different from a modern wedge style shoe.