Romantic Period Silk Shoes, ca. 1848
Place of origin: France (made)
Date: ca. 1848 (made)
Artist/Maker: no label
Materials and Techniques: Silk, linen and leather stitched with cotton thread
Biedermeier or late Romantic Period laced shoes. Thin leather sole and delicately hand-stitched silk uppers. Original laces. Original ribbons for tying around the ankles. Unworn. Very good condition for a shoe from this period. Some mould stains. Very rare to find.