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Description

Brown; tongue and ankle straps cut out of leather upper; w/ holes for buttons; at heel--2 long leather straps sewn in place; brown sole w/ heel as separate piece; no lining; toe= pointed.

Details

Label
Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 This single child's shoe became a family heirloom despite the loss of its outer sole and part of a strap. Its provenance was carefully documented by members of the Allen family as having belonged to Zeba Richards, who was born on February 14, 1786 in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts.
Maker
unknown
Date
1768-1799
Material
leather
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
Children's clothing
footwear
Hand Stitched
leather
Leather
SHOE
shoes (footwear)
stitching
Dimensions
1.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.53
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frank A. Thurber
GUSN
47300

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