Throughout most of the 18th century, fashionable women's shoes had high heels, but in the 1790s flat shoes came into style. Red shoes were relatively unusual, although red heels had previously been a mark of prestige for aristocratic men.


  • Title: Shoes
  • Date Created: 1800/1810
  • Location Created: England or France
  • Type: Shoes
  • Rights: Copyright The Museum at FIT
  • Medium: Red morocco leather and silk
  • Credit: Museum purchase

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