Shoe

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1768-1799

GUSN

GUSN-47300

Description

Brown; tongue and ankle straps cut out of leather upper; w/ holes for buttons; at heel--2 long leather straps sewn in place; brown sole w/ heel as separate piece; no lining; toe= pointed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Label

Walk Right In 11/98-3/99 This single child's shoe became a family heirloom despite the loss of its outer sole and part of a strap. Its provenance was carefully documented by members of the Allen family as having belonged to Zeba Richards, who was born on February 14, 1786 in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frank A. Thurber

Accession Number

1966.53