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Boys and men wore boots such as these for riding horses and for farm work. They have no right or left and are made entirely of leather, including the soles and heels. There are pieces of copper attached to the toes for longer wear. Boots were not suitable attire for girls or women.


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Children's boots

date   c. 1850
height   9.5"
width   2.5"
process/materials   leather
item type   Personal Items/Clothing - Footwear
accession #   #1985.0024.110

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