Laced Boots, c1890; Fine grade leather (calfskin), brass nails, canvas lining. Label: Stamped on sole: 10 1/2 E; stamped in ink on lining: 10 1/2, 3895 and 02. Measurements: 8" L; 2 1/4" W; 5 5/8" H including 3/8" heel. Comments: Leather has a marvelous patina and rich color on these museum quality children's boots. Workmanship and design are of the highest standard.
Pair of unworn antique Victorian era blue kid leather silk ribbon baby boots infant shoes date from 1900. They are made of a light baby blue soft kid leather, with pastel blue silk ribbon ruched gathered trim edging. These beautiful baby blue boots have silk ribbon ties for closure on the front, rounded toes and soft leather bottom soles. The shoes measure 3 inches tall, 5 inches long and 2 inches wide.
High button child's shoes, 1890. They are made of a two tone black wool fabric top and black patent leather bottom shoe, with 7 black buttons down the side for closure. There are rounded toes, a low heel and hard leather black soles stamped on the bottoms size 7.5. The boots measure 5" tall, 7" long and are 2" wide.
Infant shoes, 1900. They are made of a light baby blue leather with black patent leather trim. The shoes have leather bottom soles stamped a size 4, rounded toes, 5 white buttons along the side for closure, blue tassel fringe trim hanging down the front and are lined in linen. They measure 4" tall, 5" long and 2" wide.
Pair of child's shoes. Brown leather exterior with silk embroidery across body of floral design - pink flowers, multi-tone green leaves. Black leather piece at heel for reinforcement. Lined with plain linen. Brown silk ribbon sewn around edge of opening of shoe. Leather sole. 7" long x 2" wide x 2" high
Half boots, 1850's. They are hand stitched, made of a two tone brown and black leather, with black capped front toes. The child's dainty ankle length half boots have the original brown lacing shoe strings, a squared toe, slightly crooked hard leather bottom soles and are lined in a flax linen fabric. The boots measure 6.5" inches long, 2" wide and 2.5" tall.
Child's boots, 1870. They are two tone, made of a tan leather upper boot and black patent leather lower shoe with decorative cut work stitching and scalloped edge top, sides. The boots have five black shoe buttons for closure, rounded toes, hard leather soles and stacked wooden low cube heels. They are lined in pink leather. The boots measure 4" tall, 5.5" long, 2" wide, with a 1/2 high heel.