Ladys Yellow Shoes

EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

A N extremely perfect and dainty pair of lady's shoes of bright / u yellovv brocade, embroidered in floral designs with crimson ^ silk and green wire, the pattern being displayed on each shoe with an utter disregard to uniformity. The stitching is throughout very neat. They arc lined, as is very generally the case, with white canvas. . he heels, which are nearly 2® inches high, are hollow, and are covered with brocade. The toes are rounded, the instep flaps arc wide, as are also the buckle latchets. These shoes are reputed to have been worn by Lady Strafibrd at the trial of her husband (March, 1647), but the tradition is without foundation, as they belong to a later period. In the collection of the Author.

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