to worship at her feet-
now at the Metropolitan on display the bespoke leather trunk of RITA ACOSTA LYDIG made by Italian master Pietro Yantorny, with Yantorny carved shoe trees. Curator of shoes at the Musée Cluny in Paris as well-He created hundreds of pairs of shoes for the incomparable Lydig.
image from the Met here
a Stokes story here
see a video at Bart Boehlert's site here
BOLDINI portrait of Rita Lydig,hereSheperd and Derom Galleries