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Walking Shoes

Description

White cotton canvas; remains of white paint; pointed toe (not sharp); leather sole & heel covered with sponge/rubber layer; 2" heel painted white; covered toe lace closure with original white cotton laces; metal eyes; white leather lining; 5 nails with rings around holes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1920
Inscriptions
1. A & B rubber soles: oval with ""Walk Over/TRADE MARK REG. U.S. PAT. OFF."" with a woman walking over a shoe (same woman on heel - but no words - only ""C 4""). 2. Same label in gold on inner sole in A & B. 3. Stamped on lining of A & B - ""37-11 4511239M/1""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Object type
Clothing--Footwear
Descriptive terms
footwear
shoes (footwear)
SHOES, WALKING
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6360
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
941

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