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1931.558AB (RS242604)

Description

A pair of brown leather children's boots with copper tipped toes, laced high tops, stacked heels, and pegged brown soles.

Details

Label
Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 In the nineteenth century, shoe manufacturers sometimes added metal toes tips to make childrem's shoes more durable, promising budget-conscious parents that their "shoe bills will be reduced [by] one-half."
Maker
Plaut & Marks (Maker)
Date
1870-1880
Material
leather
stitching
Object type
Clothing; Footwear
Descriptive terms
Boot
boots
Children's clothing
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
stitching
Dimensions
5 1/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.558AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Grenville H. Norcross
GUSN
33956

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