Pair of boy's shoes

American (New York (?))
About 1855


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

5.2 x 5.5 x 15.3 cm (2 1/16 x 2 3/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

1979.234a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather with silk binding, linen lining, brass closure, and leather sole

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Glazed kid uppers, ankle strap with brass button closure; black rep binding. Round toes. Leather slipper soles. Linen insoles and linings. Worn by Edward Howard Hutchinson of Buffalo, N.Y. (1852–1938), grandfather of Ganson Purcell.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ganson Purcell