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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.

1878 pink leather and silk trim Baby Shoes, American or European

Pair of children's shoes, 1600-1650, Italy

Image 2 of 2: dress, American, 1850-55.

Dress,1865–1870,American; cotton, silk. Dimensions: Length at CB: 16 1/4 in. Length at CB: 14 1/2 in. Waist: 21 in.

Image 2 of 2: Dress Date: ca. 1885 Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton

Dressing gown, 1875–79, British; silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 26 1/2 in.

Image 1 of 2: Dress, 1820–29, American: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 27 in. Length at CB (b): 33 in.

Image 1 of 2: Dress, 1850–55; American: wool, silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 22 in. This is nice, well-made example of a stylish boys garment from the period when both boys and girls wore dresses as toddlers. During this time it was considered a coming of age when boys could graduate to wearing pants.

French lace christening robe #2, ca. 1860-80 ... photo courtesy the Metropolitian Museum of Art costume collection