Boy's shoe (one of a pair)

American
1837


Dimensions

5.6 x 5.6 x 15.6 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.869

Medium or Technique

Leather with silk gross grain ribbon, leather and linen lining, and leather sole

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black leather ankle tie.

Provenance

15.865-15.874 were worn by Henry Augustus Thompson of Charlestown, Mass. when he was 5 years old, (b. 1832 d. 1837), cousin of Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles E. Cotting