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    1830. Sturdier damask gaiter boots. Image @Rósa Guðjónsdóttir Textile

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    English Historical Fiction Authors: LADIES' SLIPPERS AND HALF-BOOTS IN THE REGENCY ERA Although still a minority in women’s footwear at the beginning of the 19th century, ankle boots would become the dominant style of daytime footwear by the 1830s. Let it here be noted, however, that most of the women in Europe rarely owned more than one pair of shoes.

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