Child's shoes, late 18th c, MFA Boston

American (New England) century Notice the lovely bud on the toe? It is reminiscent of a Spitafield silk used as a token (as well as a printed Manchester used by another ) in the billet books of the Foundling Hospital, London - Angela

Shoes, circa 1830-50. White and cerise satin over linen.  Narrow square toes with cerise toe-caps. Side opening with white cord tagged laces. Tongue lined with cerise. Sole thickened at heel.

Shoes, circa White and cerise satin over linen. Narrow square toes with cerise toe-caps. Side opening with white cord tagged laces. Tongue lined with cerise. Sole thickened at heel.

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