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Shoes 1780-99

Shoes Date: Culture: British Medium: (a, b) leather Dimensions: Heel to Toe (a, b): 9 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Charles Ryskamp, 2002 Accession Number: b

1860's Lavender boots made with fabric that contained arsenic which enhanced the coloration.

Toxic dyes and mercury-laced hats: Exhibit looks at the dark side of fashion

Mauve boots dyed with the new synthetic color containing arsenic, picric acid, and other toxic chemicals, English (early (Collection of the Bata Shoe Museum, photograph by Ron Wood)

Out walking and getting a stone in her shoe. Costume parisien, 1807

Out walking and getting a stone in her shoe. Costume parisien, 1807

Early 19th century shoe.  Looks pretty strange without the laces!  Snowshill Manor © National Trust / Richard Blakey

Looks pretty strange without the laces!

Pair of lady's pumps, 1790s. Pink glacé kid, shashed to reveal ivory silk, trimmed wiht ruched silk ribbons. With paper label in one insole: Scott, London Boot & Shoe Maker, Leicester Square, Mrs Kennedy Gough (?).

A pair of pink glace kid pumps A PAIR OF PINK GLACÉ KID PUMPS slashed to reveal ivory silk, trimmed with ruched silk ribbons with paper label in one insole Scott, London Boot Shoe Maker, Leicester Square, Mrs Kennedy Gough (?

Shoes, circa 1790

Historic Color Combos: Red and Blue

France Shoe-Icons / Shoes / Heelless pointed toe shoes with leather and satin upper of fuchsia and grey color.

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