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Brocaded Spitalfields silk uppers
"The passion for wearing silks spread to women's shoes in the 18th Century. Until the 1790s, very little leather was used for women's footwear, except boots for outdoors. The curved heel and pointed up-turned toe of this shoe are typical of women's shoes in this period." V&A

Pair of shoes Origin: Spitalfields, England Materials and Techniques: Brocaded silk, lined with leather, grosgrain ribbon and polished steel Museum number:

antique silk shoes with roses

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1735 Shoe-Icons / Shoes / Lady's brocaded silk shoes with a flowery design.

© Victoria and Albert Museum, London. 1730s-1740s. Given by Col. F. G. G. Bailey. This pair of women's shoes is made up of a brocaded silk woven in Spitalfields, London. Indoor shoes for women were usually made of patterned silk although it was very rare for them to match the fabric of the gown worn with them. The shoes have a fashionable pointed toe, a medium stocky heel and latchets that would have been fastened with buckles. ...

shoes - made from broacade Spitalfields silk, showing fashionable pointed toes and fold over tongues.

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