Basic Front Laced Ankle boot (c1000-1200)
An ankle boot based on a design found in
Shoes and Pattens (figs 2,5,9,12,83,86).
Made with a rand. May be made with a Binding stitch on the upper edge, may have a heel stiffener, and may be decorated with a vamp stripe.
The basic design is MY estimate of the pattern, and may not be absolutely accurate.
Footwear of the Middle Ages - Historical Shoe Designs/Number 22, by I. Marc Carlson. Copyright 1996
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