Girl's shoe

American
possibly 1730–50


Object Place: New England, U.S.A.

Dimensions

15 x 6.2 x 8.1 cm (5 7/8 x 2 7/16 x 3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.596

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Leather top and heel covering, with straps from both sides meeting over tongue; pointed toe. Hole in tongue. Shoe generally soiled.

Provenance

Said to have been worn by Anna (White) Saltonstall when learning to walk.

Credit Line

Gift of the Honorable Leverett Saltonstall