The Shoes Which Were Danced to Pieces. Elenore Abbott. Grimm’s Fairy Tales. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1920. Art nouveau.

“Once upon a time there was a king who had twelve daughters, each one more beautiful than the others… At night when they were lying there, the king closed their door and barred it. However, when he opened it the next morning he saw that their shoes had been danced to pieces. No one could determine how it had happened…"