Style Glossary

Style-glossary
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Pattens were protective overshoes worn by men and women from the Middle Ages into the early 1900s. Built of raised wooden or metal soles and adjustable leather straps to hold the wearer's shoes in place, pattens were designed to keep feet free from the perils of unpaved roads.

http://blog.modcloth.com/2010/02/15/patent-worthy-pattens

Category: Shoes | Photo: Echostains Blog, London Gallery Guire

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