French Queen Marie Antoinette’s silk shoe goes up for sale in Versailles



A silk shoe that belonged to Marie Antoinette, the last queen of France who was executed during the French Revolution, will go up for auction on Sunday – with a starting price of 10,000 euros ($11,800).The sale takes place in the Palace of Versailles, where the queen – who has gone down in history as a symbol of the excesses of the French monarchy – and King Louis XVI held court before they were executed on the guillotine in 1793.The shoe bears her name on its heel and Jean-Pierre Osenat, of…

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