Buckle shoes, England, 1775-1785, Of turnshoe construction with blunt oval toes and covered thin louis heels. Shoes consist of grey blue ribbed silk uppers with silver embroidered floral motif on vamp, medium high tongue, square toe, round straps to buckle over vamp, one of which is pierced and a straight side seam. Uppers lined in natural leather and the insole is brown leather. Heels covered in matching grey blue ribbed silk are white stitched in the channel. Sole is of sueded brown…
Scarlet satin shoes, Great Britain, 1775-1785. Red satin, decorated with white satin, tapered Louis heel, Sharp toe, flax lining. All borders are covered with white satin ribbon. Buckles missing. Shoe icons. http://eng.shoe-icons.com/collection/object.htm?id=973
Manchester: 1800-1810 Yellow kid bound in same, over white linen. Very pointed toes. Fronts trimmed with yellow silk tassel fixed by small steel buckle. Back of shoe faced with yellow kid printed with pattern in black. Heel of kid and leather.
Woman's Shoes Made in England or France Mid- 1790s Artist/maker unknown, English or French Uppers and heels covered in pink kid leather 9 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches (24.1 x 7 cm) Heel (height): 1 inches (2.5 cm)