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Pair of Children's Shoes

Description

Each shoe in this pair is made from red morrocan leather, with brown grosgrain ribbon laces (B does not have laces) threaded through two pairs of punched eyes. The sole is hard leather with a spring heel. The shoes are lined with cream-colored linen and have a paper label pasted inside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Inscriptions
Printed label on inner sole of ""B"" only: Parts are worn/illegible: ""Warranted SHOES - made particularly --- FAIRBANKS & G --- No.89(69?) Market Street ---"" (Fairbanks & Green Shoe Store--see directory check on lined sheet w/ worksheet.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Material
leather
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Children's clothing
Cotton
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
SHOES
shoes (footwear)
stitching
People and organizations
Fairbanks & Green Shoe Store
Dimensions
1.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.36AB
GUSN
15518

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