|Description||The single shoe made with two-piece leather construction. Consists of a leather upper tacked to a wooden sole. The leather upper contains eight eyelets: six on the exterior flaps and two on the interior. Leather sole is missing with the exception of one piece on front sole area; unknown if that was a repair, or part of an original larger sole.|
|Dimensions||H-6 W-5 L-12 inches|
|Owned||Augustus Knight Bowles|
|Made||unidentified slave(s) (tentative), A. K. Bowles' plantation, Louisa Co., VA|
The single leather shoe was made and worn on Augustus Knight Bowles' plantation in Louisa County, Virginia in 1864.
Bowles, Augustus Knight
unidentified slaves (tentative)
unidentified African Americans (tentative)