Pair of Children's Shoes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-15518

Description

Each shoe in this pair is made from red morrocan leather, with brown grosgrain ribbon laces (B does not have laces) threaded through two pairs of punched eyes. The sole is hard leather with a spring heel. The shoes are lined with cream-colored linen and have a paper label pasted inside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
stitching
leather
Children's clothing
Leather
Cotton
Hand Stitched
SHOES

Inscription

Printed label on inner sole of ""B"" only: Parts are worn/illegible: ""Warranted SHOES - made particularly --- FAIRBANKS & G --- No.89(69?) Market Street ---"" (Fairbanks & Green Shoe Store--see directory check on lined sheet w/ worksheet.)

People and Organizations

Fairbanks & Green Shoe Store

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Dimensions

1.5 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1970.36AB

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