1. "The Shoe Hat" was the result of another Schiaparlli-Dalí collaboration. Inspired by a photograph of Dalí balancing a shoe on his head, Schiaparelli featured the Shoe Hat in her Fall-Winter 1937-38 collection.

    "The Shoe Hat" was the result of another Schiaparlli-Dalí collaboration. Inspired by a photograph of Dalí balancing a shoe on his head, Schiaparelli featured the Shoe Hat in her Fall-Winter 1937-38 collection.

  2. Leopard skin boots from Schiaparelli’s Fall-Winter 1939-1940 collection.

    Leopard skin boots from Schiaparelli’s Fall-Winter 1939-1940 collection.

  3. Elsa Sciaparelli’s monkey fur boots, from her Summer 1938 collection, predated similar couture footwear by Helmut Lang and Alexander Wang by almost 75 years.

    Elsa Sciaparelli’s monkey fur boots, from her Summer 1938 collection, predated similar couture footwear by Helmut Lang and Alexander Wang by almost 75 years.

  4. Children’s red leather shoes made between 1885 and 1895.

    Children’s red leather shoes made between 1885 and 1895.

  5. Little girl’s open front boots decorated with bows, circa 1880.

    Little girl’s open front boots decorated with bows, circa 1880.

  6. Child’s side-button leather boots made by Marshall Field & Co., Chicago circa 1870.

    Child’s side-button leather boots made by Marshall Field & Co., Chicago circa 1870.

  7. Incredibly cute child’s leather boots from 1868.

    Incredibly cute child’s leather boots from 1868.

  8. Practical, yet stylish, girl’s wool boots dating from between 1865 and 1875.

    Practical, yet stylish, girl’s wool boots dating from between 1865 and 1875.

  9. Adorable cloth and patent leather shoes with ankle straps made by C. S. Gilman in England in 1851.

    Adorable cloth and patent leather shoes with ankle straps made by C. S. Gilman in England in 1851.