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Title:
Child's Shoe
Collection type:
Costume
Author/Creator :
  • Kent, Hezekiah - Cobbler
  • Date:
    ca. 1800
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing -- Footwear; Shoe
    Materials:
    leather
    Medium:
    Leather working
    Description:
    Brown leather children's shoe with pointed toe and flat sole, three lace hole sets with piece of original lace attached.
    Subjects:
    Shoes
    Footwear
    Clothing and dress
    Children's shoes
    Research Notes:
    Hezekiah Kent was a shoemaker and farmer, married at age 20 to Lavinia Dexter. This shoe found in walkspace around chimney of his second home in Lincoln. (His original home and workshop stands nearby)
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Mildred Laxton Kelly
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