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Papier et Fleur
Papier et Fleur • 2 years ago

A fine and rare pair of gilded and painted carved wood ladies shoes, Italian, Dutch or French, second half 17th century, of pierced and carved gesso and lacquered wood, the exaggerated pointed toes painted with tulips and dog roses, the upper with lace-effect piercings with faux latchets and eyelets for threading ribbons, foliate medallions and hearts, curved and gilded low set heels with faux stitch marks up the centre back and also to the sides of the upper, the interiors painted with faux erm

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