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49212Re: [Authentic_SCA] Shoes?

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  • Jonathan L Murphy
    Feb 6, 2005
      Self aggrandising plug to follow.... I can do a shoe like that turned
      or clinch nailed with various sole and color options. Contact me off list
      if you're interested. Thanks for your indulgence.


      >-- Original Message --
      >To: <Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com>
      >From: "Elizabeth Walpole" <ewalpole@...>
      >Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2005 12:17:23 +1100
      >Subject: Re: [Authentic_SCA] Shoes?
      >Reply-To: Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com
      >> Good Morning to the All-Knowing Email Lists;
      >> I am in search of shoe patterns today. Specifically, shoe patterns
      >> for 16th Century Italian. Anyone know of actual examples? Or better
      >> yet, someone who is in the Vancouver area that would make them for me?
      >> Payment is not a problem. Finding shoes that would work is a totally
      >> different story.
      >From the few pictures where you can see women's feet at least for the first
      >half of the 16th century the most popular style of women's footwear seems
      >have been very similar to the style commonly known as 'Mary Janes' as you
      >can see in this fresco
      >sketch by Holbein is not quite as clear (as both her shoes and stockings
      >fairly dark) but if you look carefully you can see it's the same style
      >a more square toe http://www.uvm.edu/~hag/sca/tudor/english.jpg
      >Although I know this is not directly answering your question this gives
      >a start if you can find somebody willing to make the shoes for you.
      >Elizabeth Beaumont Elizabeth Walpole
      > in OR in
      >Politarchopolis, Lochac Canberra, Australia
      > ewalpole@...
      > http://au.geocities.com/e_walpole/

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