Boots

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-33956

Description

A pair of brown leather children's boots with copper tipped toes, laced high tops, stacked heels, and pegged brown soles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boots
leather
stitching
Boot
Children's clothing
Leather
Hand Stitched
Boot

Label

Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 In the nineteenth century, shoe manufacturers sometimes added metal toes tips to make childrem's shoes more durable, promising budget-conscious parents that their "shoe bills will be reduced [by] one-half."

Maker

Plaut & Marks (Maker)

Object Type

Clothing; Footwear

Dimensions

5 1/4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Grenville H. Norcross

Accession Number

1931.558AB