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c1810 beige canvas boots. I was so pleased to find these, I hope not too good to be true! 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.

Pinner says: beige canvas boots. I was so pleased to find these. They are everyday boots, not fine boots. They even have Regency mud stains around the base!

c1810 beige canvas boots. 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.

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!

c1810 beige canvas boots. Detail inside of boot, showing coarse linen lining and fairly rough finishing. These were 'everyday' boots, not 'fine' boots.

Pinner says: beige canvas boots. Detail inside of boot, showing coarse linen lining and fairly rough finishing. These were 'everyday' boots, not 'fine' boots.

c1810 beige canvas boots. Showing the boot unlaced and the tongue at full length. The long tongue is only attached at the base. The tongue is lined in coarse linen.

Pinner says: beige canvas boots. Showing the boot unlaced and the tongue at full length. The long tongue is only attached at the base. The tongue is lined in coarse linen.

c1810 beige canvas boots. Detail of the front-lacing. Not sure if the laces are original, they may well be. I understand that they may not be correctly laced; the lace being treated as two threads, not one (see image of Sarah Siddon's boots). But then the Ackermann print shows cross-lacing.

c1810 beige canvas boots. Detail of the front-lacing. Not sure if the laces are original, they may well be. I understand that they may not be correctly laced; the lace being treated as two threads, not one (see image of Sarah Siddon's boots). But then the Ackermann print shows cross-lacing.

c1810 beige canvas boots. Sole detail. Straight soles with nailed heels. So designed for practicality. Length 8 1/2in, width 2 1/2 in. Typically tiny Regency size.

Pinner says: beige canvas boots. Straight soles with nailed heels. Length 8 width 2 in.

Pair of women's shoes with wedge heel and a tassel, anonymous, ca 1800 - ca 1810.

Pair of women's shoes with wedge heel and a tassel, anonymous, ca 1800 - ca

Front-lacing beige boots from Ackermann's repository fashion print 1811

Front-lacing beige boots from Ackermann's repository fashion print 1811

1815 - 1825 Håndsydd av håndvevde stoffer, dels bindingsmønstret silkestoff, dels linstoff og silkebånd i toskaftbinding. Flettet silkebånd. Skinn og lær. Liming.

1815 - 1825 Håndsydd av håndvevde stoffer, dels bindingsmønstret silkestoff, dels linstoff og silkebånd i toskaftbinding. Flettet silkebånd. Skinn og lær. Liming.

satin beaded slippers 1800

Shoe-Icons / Shoes / Satin slippers, decorated with berlin work and beading on the vamp.

Silk Half Boots, 19th century, American or European. During the mid-Regency, tied shoes went out of fashion as lace-up half-boots became popular for outdoor wear. Met Museum.

Silk Half Boots, century, American or European. During the mid-Regency, tied shoes went out of fashion as lace-up half-boots became popular for outdoor wear.

Nankeen half boots, 1795-1810. Image @Virginia Kraljevic Kraljevic Kraljevic Kraljevic Review

Regency Fashion: Ladies Half Boots

pair of "Nankeen" Regency Boots: Nankeens are a later Regency fabric boot with leather soles, adjustable lacing closure, and a soft, round toe.