Child's Shoes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1791-1794

GUSN

GUSN-46709

Description

A pair of child's shoes made from red leather with a pebbled texture. The toes are pointed, as is the tongue, which is pierced with two eyes for threading. The edges are finished with cream-colored (possibly white originally) silk grosgrain ribbon covering a cord. There is no interior lining. The soles are smooth leather, with a small wedge heel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Handwritten on sole--toe: ""1791-4""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.5 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.19AB

Date

1791-1794 (date inscribed on sole)