History of Shoes
The history of shoes began more than 40,000 years ago with man's need to protect his feet from harm. Our ancestors required sturdy shoes to shield their feet from rocks, sand and harsh weather conditions. But shoe history does not begin and end with the...
Historyedit]. During the Middle Ages, men and women wore pattens, commonly
seen as the predecessor of the modern high-heeled ...
Spanish cave drawings from more than 15,000 years ago show humans with
animal skins or furs wrapped around their feet. The body of a well-preserved ...
Apr 23, 2013 ... Believe it or not, the accessories that currently cover your feet have a 40000-year
history -- a look at the fascinating history of footwear!
of shoes--that is to say, archaeological and paleoanthropological evidence for the earliest use of protective coverings for the human foot--appears to start during the Middle Paleolithic period of approximately 40,000 years ago.
The oldest shoes recovered t... More »
History of Footwear. There are evidences which show that the history of the shoe
starts in 10,000 BC, that is, at the end of the Paleolithic period (paintings of this ...
Except in the far North, footwear originated as a ornament, and continue to be
mainly a decoration with a cost in terms of health and inefficient locomotion.
For perhaps 4000 years prior to the Renaissance, elite groups in some
civilizations occasionally wore decorative footwear as a sign of advanced status.
Shoes: we wear them daily and yet we know so little about the history of shoes.
Here are 10 random and some odd facts that I discovered about the history of ...
Nov 25, 2013 ... Here is a Timeline of the Evolution of Shoes, from a patch of leather & grass
string to the present day fashion marvels.