14th Century Poulaine Medieval Turn Shoe
Found in both "Shoes and Pattens" by
the Museum of London and "Stepping Through Time" by Olaf Goubitz, Carol
van Driel-Murry and Willy Groenman-van Waateringe, this shoe is common
noblemen's and noblewomen's shoe for the 13th through 15th Centuries it
is the quintessential middle ages shoe from medieval times.
There are five different length of point as
described in "Shoes and Pattens", 0 being a rounded toe and .5 being
grossly exaggeratedly long points. The 14th Century Poulaine,
Poulain, crackowes, or pike-toed shoe is a great medieval
shoe with a .3 toe. This shoe is dated from 1300 to 1500 and fell in and out of favor
often. Sumptuary laws were written to govern the wearing of this shoe!
The 14th Century Poulaine
Medieval Turn Shoe is a turn shoe. Constructed and sewn by hand.
Linen thread is used for the edge to edge seem to connect the leather
of the multiple piece upper shoe together and uses the edge / flesh
seem to attach the shoe to the hard vegetable tanned sole. The shoe
is constructed inside out and turned right side out as the last step.
The decorative chain stitch is also of linen.
Optional lugged, anti slip, or crepe soles are not offered for the
14th century turn Shoe.
This shoe is always in stock! New picture of black shoe
The 14th Century Medieval Turn Shoe is perfect for any of the strictest of
Available for Men and Women, the 14th Century Poulaine Medieval
Turn Shoe is available in
Black for $75.
and popular shoe over the last 8 years, here is the re-vamp.