Brown leather shoe: mid 14th century
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 29cm x 22cm

Brown leather shoe: mid 14th century

Unknown

© Museum of London

Full image caption

Brown leather shoe with a slash across the toe and along the side to make room for foot deformities. This shoe has holes cut in the leather to allow for the wearer's bunion. Bunions are swellings on the joint which connects the big toe to the foot. The toes would have been bunched in a claw-like effect, whilst the bunion would have caused a large swelling on the side of the foot, below the big toe.
 

Artist/Photographer/Maker

 

Date

1300 AD - 1350 AD
 

Image Number

000149
 

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