Image source about the 18th century.
French 18th century shoes (mules) from the private collection of Lillian Williams.
Painting details from:
1. “La Toilette” (1742) by François Boucher.
2. “La Déclaration d’amour” (1732) by Jean François de Troy
British ikat-like embroidery shoes, 1700-1720.
Pair of English shoes made with Spitafields brocade silk ca. 1735
Marie Antoinettes shoes and monogrammed and embroidered garters. At left is her daughter’s bonnet.