★ 1885 Women’s Embroidered Boots
~ Things of the Past

★ 1885 Women’s Embroidered Boots

★ I love this exquisitely embroidered pair of women’s boots – the flowers are so delicate, and the soft and subtle colours stand out so wonderfully against the black! Currently in the collections of LACMA, they’re made of fine silk, linen, kid leather and suede, and they were… Continue reading

★ 1860s Embroidered Velvet Ladies Slippers
~ Things of the Past

★ 1860s Embroidered Velvet Ladies Slippers

★ These embroidered silk velvet and leather women’s slippers are so elegant! I’d happily wear them outside they’re so stylish! The intricate floral embroidery is just gorgeous, and I love the fact it winds its way around the heel of the shoe as well. They were made by a company called… Continue reading