Child's shoe

Egyptian


Dimensions

Width x length: 5.5 x 12.5 cm (2 3/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4761

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Leather shoe. Pressed nearly flat; piece missing from side.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way