Ladys Shoes And Clogs

THE pair of shoes and clogs on the lower part of the plate are excellent examples of the foot-gear of a well-to-do county lady of the early part of the eighteenth century. They are made of yellow worsted brocade ; the heels, of wood, z\ inches high, are covered with the same material. The latchets are wide, and have been fastened with buckles.

.he clogs, one of which is on the shoe, the other shown beside, are also of yellow brocade, the tabs being tied with faded hulF ribbon, and have flat leather soles. These shoes and clogs belonged to a lady of an influential family once residing at Chesterton, near Cambridge.

In the collection of the Author.

Brigandines

PLATE XIX

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