Troyes Style Turnshoes

Low cut turnshoes dated to the 2nd half of the 15th century (and continuing into the early 16th). The cut of this specific pair - a one-piece upper - is after a find from Einbeck. There are several other finds of this type where  the upper is made up from 2 pieces.


  • Volken, Marquita. Archaeological Footwear, Development of shoe patterns and styles from Prehistory till the 1600's. 2014
  • Heege, Andreas, Marquita u. Serge Volken, Gerber und Schuster; in: Andreas Heege, Einbeck im Mittelalter. Eine archäologisch-historische Spurensuche, Oldenburg 2002, 294-299.