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Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 Iron rings riveted to the soles of these pattens lifted the wearer above the dirty or muddy street. In 1835, a visitor to Nantucket complained, "The streets are very sandy. . . when I walk I return with with my shoes full of dirt."
Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
SHOES
shoes (footwear)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1922.1038
GUSN
29777

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