Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Georgian Needlepoint Slippers

I thought you'd love seeing these beautiful needlepoint slippers, dated 1730-40 A.D.   They are English, stitched with wool on linen needlepoint canvas, and are from the Victoria and Albert Museum's collection.
http://www.silkdamask.org/2017/08/two-views-of-same-georgian-shoes-c-1730.html

You can see more about the shoes here.
https://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O74390/pair-of-shoes-unknown/

Written by Jane/Chilly Hollow
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