silk shoe of Marie Antoinette
Last French queen Marie Antoinette's Silk Shoe Auctioned For $51,780

A shoe once possessed by Marie Antoinette, the last queen of France was auctioned for $51,780.The auction was held at Osenat Auction house in Versailles, Paris. Bidders stated that it was a heeled white shoe of 22.5 centimeter- long made of silk and goat leather, decorated with ribbons. The shoe was held on for generations by Marie-Emilie Leschevin's family, a friend of the queen’s chambermaid.

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 - 03:45 PM / by Richa Nigam

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