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Wooden Shoe Last

1991.1159 (RS21254)

Description

Carved cobbler's wooden shoe last, long and narrow, with a hole for threading (and string) to hang it. It is a solid medium brown wood.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
Tacked to a wall near the last in the attic, was a small typed label, now in the file, it reads: COBBLER'S SHOE LAST .
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
Object type
Leather, Horn & Shellworking
Descriptive terms
LAST, SHOE
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
2.5 x 11 x 2.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1159
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3375

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