"Health, Wealth And Subtleties" (detail) by Kathryn Parsons, sugar modelling pastes

These golden shoes were created to comfort the young countess, born Sarah Hoggins, a farmer's daughter from rural Shropshire.

"Health, Wealth And Subtleties" (detail) by Kathryn Parsons, sugar modelling pastes

These golden shoes were created to comfort the young countess, born Sarah Hoggins, a farmer's daughter from rural Shropshire.