One (right) of a pair (2) of boy's shoes/slippers, consisting of black leather upper lined with brown leather and linen with a leather insole, hemmed with black ribbon attached with a running stich of black thread; square toe; and a leather outsole stamped with a '2' at the waist on each shoe with no heels. Side seams and heel seams. Sole is attached with two pegs. Possible boy's size 2.
|Dimensions||H-1.75 W-2.5 L-8 inches|
|Owned||William Howell Davis|
The child's shoes belonged to William Howell Davis, born to Jefferson and Varina Davis during their residency in the White House.
b.1861, d. 1872
Davis, William Howell