1910 Pumps of gray silk satin and metallic brocade. Pointed toe; ornamental oversized tongue; rhinestone and metallic thread buckle attached to vamp; buckle resembles two crescent moons attached at their pointed ends; self-fabric baby French heel. F. Pinet, designer.
Chopines: ca. 1600, Italian, leather, silk, wood. "The chopine was a tall clog worn... from the 15th to the early 17th centuries...most examples... three and five inches tall, some specimens of over a foot tall survive... accounts testify to the necessity of the assistance of a pair of ladies maids to walk... the purpose of the chopine was as much to elevate the lady's sartorial reputation as to elevate her skirt from the dirt of the streets and to increase her physical prominence."
Exhibition boot, circa 1851 White kid leather, black patent leather and scarlet Morocco lace boot. It is said to have been made for the Great Exhibition in 1851, although this is thought to be unlikely