Pair of children's shoes

American (Boston)
about 1839
Made by Henry L. Daggett (about 1839)

Object Place: Boston, [Massachusetts], USA


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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