SHOE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-42103

Description

Pair brown shoes; lined with linen; round toe with low tongue (for buckle?); holes and straw on soles, worn in barn yard; low heel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shoes (footwear)
footwear
leather
handmade
SHOE

Label

Walk Right In 11/98 3/99 Evidence of heavy wear and straw and mud embedded in the soles of these work shoes tell us that they were worn on a farm. Their large size suggests that they were worn by a man, but they may have also been worn by a woman as overshoes.

Additional Identification Number

B3157
1988.180

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1988.180AB