Shoes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1871

GUSN

GUSN-39892

Description

A pair of leather children's shoes with a punched eyelet pattern, elastic ankle straps, paper inner sole, and a bow with a metal buckle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
leather
stitching
machine-made
Shoe
Shoe

Inscription

Printed label on inner sole of both shoes: In blue: ""WM. CARPENTER, MANUFACTURER OF INFANT SLIPPERS. - ROWLEY, MASS - PATENTED FEB. 14, 1871."" Inner sole is stamped w/ ""0""

Maker

Carpenter, William (Maker)

Location of Origin

Rowley, MA, USA

Dimensions

1 3/4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mis Roxana H. Vivian

Accession Number

1938.1039AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)