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Description

Pair brown shoes; lined with linen; round toe with low tongue (for buckle?); holes and straw on soles, worn in barn yard; low heel.

Details

Label
Walk Right In 11/98 3/99 Evidence of heavy wear and straw and mud embedded in the soles of these work shoes tell us that they were worn on a farm. Their large size suggests that they were worn by a man, but they may have also been worn by a woman as overshoes.
Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Material
handmade
leather
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
handmade
leather
SHOE
shoes (footwear)
Accession Number
1988.180AB
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
42103

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