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Lady Mary Stanhope shoes

Shoes probably worn by Lady Mary Stanhope about 1660.



Made of blue velvet and embroidered with silver gilt thread, these shoes must have been worn for a special occasion. The latchets would have tied across the tongue with a decorative ribbon possibly gold in colour.



Could they have been worn during the celebrations, which took place after the Restoration of Charles II in 1660?



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