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Pair of children's shoes

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Green leather uppers; lapped side, closed back seams; six eyelets for front lacing. Square toes. Brown leather slipper soles. White cotton insoles and linings. Label inside B: "Henry L. Daggett, Fashionable Shoe Store, No. 206, Wahsington Street, Boston, Rips mended gratis."

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ingersoll Bowditch

American (Boston), about 1839

Object Place

Boston, [Massachusetts], USA

Dimensions

5 x 4.5 x 12.7 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/4 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

52.404a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather with silk ribbon, cotton lining, and leather heel and sole

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes