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Object Name Shoe
Catalog Number 0985.07.00069
Date ca. 1884
Description Single child's shoe consisting of black leather upper lined with canvas and an insole of the same; a strap just before the topline of .5 in width with a black wooden? button attaching it to the upper on the left; both shoe and ankle strap hemmed with black grosgrain ribbon; square toe with no toe box and a leather outsole. Seam at back and midline on left and right. Sole attached with two pegs. Child's size 0.
Dimensions H-1.5 W-1.5 L-4.1 inches
Owned Lucy White Hayes
Provenance This child's shoe was one of a pair worn by Lucy White Hayes, Jefferson Davis' granddaughter (born in 1884).
People Young, Lucy White Hayes [Mrs. George Bowyer]
Hayes, Lucy White (Lula)
Subjects children
girls
Footwear
Shoes