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Call #:
1964.29.3
Title:
Child's Shoe
Collection type:
Costume
Author/Creator :
  • Thurston, Abbie Reynolds - Maker
  • Date:
    ca. 1880
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing; Footwear; Shoe
    Materials:
    Leather
    linen
    Medium:
    Leather working
    Description:
    Children's black leather button shoe, with white stitching and white cardboard sole. Four bright black ball buttons up side, scallop design at top of ankle, lined with linen inside shoe.
    Dimensions:
    Height:3 in x Length:4.5 in
    --or--
    Height:7.7 cm x Length:11.5
    Research Notes:
    Made by Abbie Reynolds Thurston, b. 1794...married Clarke Thurston 1816, child Susan Caroline Thurston, who married Willard B. Scott, child Emma Caroline Scott who married William A. Gamwell. Mrs. Clinton Gamwell (1880-1957), possibly first shoe of Clinton Gamwell?
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Clinton T. Gamwell
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