THAT'S SO 1608
You all know how fashion design gets crazier and more intelligent and complicated as Father Time whittles his walking stick. And it would seem as if the same goes for shoes, especially if you look at any of the shows for Fashion Week anywhere lately...
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Silk brocade, English, ca. 1720 F, 1730-35, English; Ivory blue silk brocade, Van Dyke tongue. Museum Number T.446&A-1913.