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Cobbler's Shoe Form

1992.508AB (RS20909)

Description

Part of a child's shoe forms, made of carved piune and painted red and black. It is a red painted shoe with black sales and painted on teh lacings. A small seam on top suggests this piece was originally moveable for sizing purposes. 4 small and 1 large holes are for attaching to a shoe making device in each.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
Stamped on top of the toe: 2 E [on each]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Leather, Horn & Shellworking
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
LAST, SHOE
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
2 x 2 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.508AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10620

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