These boots are said to have been worn by the great actress, Sarah Siddons (1755-1831). V&A

These boots are said to have been worn by the great actress, Sarah Siddons (1755-1831). V&A

1790s two-tone blue leather pointed shoes. White leather low heels. Embroidered cut-outs and silk ribbon rosette. Lined in linen.

1790s two-tone blue leather pointed shoes. White leather low heels. Embroidered cut-outs and silk ribbon rosette. Lined in linen.

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. 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. 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. 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."

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."

1814 Costume Parisien. Hat of straw. Gown of printed material. English boots.

1814 Costume Parisien. Hat of straw. Gown of printed material. English boots.

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.

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.

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 England, circa 1795-1810 Costumes; Accessories Kid leather, leather, linen Length: 10 in. (25.4 cm) each Mrs. Alice...

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