1800-1820 Regency - Footwear
Boots, pair, womens, silk/morocco/linen and storage bag, cotton, England, c. 1825. The boots feature a yellow morocco galosh and yellow silk leg, with 10 pairs of worked holes. One of the boots is threaded with yellow cord lace. The boots have no tongue, are trimmed with a yellow bow at the throat and are partially lined in linen, with a linen sock. Powerhouse museum
c1810 beige canvas boots. Sole detail. Straight soles with nailed heels. So designed for practicality. Length 8 1/2in, width 2 1/2 in. Typically tiny Regency size.
c1810 beige canvas boots. They are front-lacing. Made for everyday wear out of canvas outer and linen inner, definitely not fine boots. Straight soles and nailed heels. Notice the real mud stains around the base! I know that late Victorian bathing boots look similar, but I think these are 'right' for the Regency era.
c1810 beige canvas boots. OP says: "They are front-lacing. Made for everyday wear out of canvas outer and linen inner, definitely not fine boots. Straight soles and nailed heels. Notice the real mud stains around the base! I know that late Victorian bathing boots look similar, but I think these are 'right' for the Regency era."
c1810 beige canvas boots. Front-lacing, straight-soled. They are made up of pieces of canvas, as though to use every single scrap of fabric. Everyday boots, not fine ones. They are a bit like modern Converse boots!
c1810 beige canvas boots. Detail of the front-lacing. Not sure if the laces are original, they may well be. I understand that they may not be correctly laced; the lace being treated as two threads, not one (see image of Sarah Siddon's boots). But then the Ackermann print shows cross-lacing.
c1810 beige canvas boots. Detail inside of boot, showing coarse linen lining and fairly rough finishing. These were 'everyday' boots, not 'fine' boots.
c1810 beige canvas boots. OP says: "I was so pleased to find these. They are everyday boots, not fine boots. They even have Regency mud stains around the base! I don't think the fabric is posh 'nankin', just canvas."
Pair of Woman's Slippers England, circa 1795-1810 Costumes; Accessories Kid leather, leather, linen Length: 10 in. (25.4 cm) each Mrs. Alice...
Pair of Woman's Slippers | LACMA Collections
1795-1815 Ankle Boots-Leather-Eur / Met 2009.300.3511a–d
shoes in the Chester County Historical Society collection.
Pair of woman's shoes with toe protectors. French, about 1810-1830, in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. ["Toe protectors"? They look similar to 18th c. pattens.]
Pair of woman's shoes French or English, worn in America, 1805–10 PLACE OF USE Boston, Massachusetts, United States PLACE OF MANUFACTURE France DIMENSIONS 23.9 x 7.1 x 8.8 cm (9 7/16 x 2 13/16 x 3 7/16 in.) MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Cotton plain weave, leather, silk plain weave binding tape, silk plain weave ribbon laces, silk chain stitch embroidery, linen plain weave and leather lining, and leather heel and soles
RED shoes, 1805-10. Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
Lemon Slippers 1790's Delightful colour and shape. A special pair of shoes. Cataloguing of lemon kid with elongated pointed toes, cream silk looped ribbon decoration, the forward slanting side seams, the top edge and the back seam all bound with silk ribbon, low shaped lemon leather heels, the brown leather straight soles scored with four small punch marks, insides of slightly glazed linen, toe to hell 10 in or 26 cm
Lemon yellow kid leather slippers, c. 1790's. With elongated pointed toes, cream silk looped ribbon decoration, and forward slanting side seams. The top edges and back seams are all bound with silk ribbon. Low shaped lemon leather heels and brown leather straight soles. Lining of slightly glazed linen.
1790s Pink Silk Shoes | eBay
A PAIR OF PINK GLACÉ KID PUMPS 1790S slashed to reveal ivory silk, trimmed with ruched silk ribbons with paper label in one insole Scott, London Boot & Shoe Maker, Leicester Square, Mrs Kennedy Gough (?)