Cobbler's Shoe Form

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-10620

Description

Part of a child's shoe forms, made of carved piune and painted red and black. It is a red painted shoe with black sales and painted on teh lacings. A small seam on top suggests this piece was originally moveable for sizing purposes. 4 small and 1 large holes are for attaching to a shoe making device in each.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Carved
LAST, SHOE

Inscription

Stamped on top of the toe: 2 E [on each]

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 x 2 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.508AB