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Baby's shoes

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Dark brown kid lined with white cotton ? twill. Brown leather ankle straps edged with brown silk binding tape. Decorative leather tab and metal buckle. Paper attached to shoes inscribed "First pair of shoes worn by little Neddy"

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes for the Edward Jackson Holmes Collection

American (New England), 19th century


5.1 x 4.5 x 11.2 cm (2 x 1 3/4 x 4 7/16 in.) shoe a

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Textiles and Fashion Arts