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    Sale 5422

    Fine European Costume & Textiles

    1 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 269

    AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF 18TH CENTURY SHOES

    1720-30S

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF 18TH CENTURY SHOES
    1720-30s
    green and apricot silk brocade bound in green tape, white kid rands, and with very unusual heels of white silk worked in crewel-style embroidery to shape, high waisted heels and very pointed toes; together with an associated pair of pink silk stockings with clocks
    3in. (7.6cm.) heel, 9in. (22.8cm.) sole


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