Wooden Shoe Last

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-3375

Description

Carved cobbler's wooden shoe last, long and narrow, with a hole for threading (and string) to hang it. It is a solid medium brown wood.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
LAST, SHOE

Inscription

Tacked to a wall near the last in the attic, was a small typed label, now in the file, it reads: COBBLER'S SHOE LAST .

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.5 x 11 x 2.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1159