Shoe

Object number
99.3.147
Date
before 1800
Description
A single baby's leather shoe in poor condition; very old and brittle. Four holes at toe, instep strap is torn, sticthing on side of shoe is unravelling. Piece of paper found with shoe reads 'shoe found in an old house in Newport about 1800'. Sticker reading "#51" on side of shoe.
Materials
leather
Inscription
"Shoe found in old house in Newport about 1800" (paper label with shoe)
Object Type
shoes (footwear)