14th Century Medieval Turn 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 seam 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.
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!
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 nobleman's and noblewoman's shoe for the 13th through 15th Centuries it is the quintessential middle ages shoe from medieval times.
AVAILABLE IN BLACK ONLY.
The 14th Century Medieval Turn Shoe is perfect for even the strictest of reenactment groups.
Optional lugged, anti slip, or crepe soles are not offered for the 14th century turn Shoe.