Today we are offering for sale a truly remarkable pair of hand-made primitive child's leather booties. These little boots are believed to be from English, and from the late 18th century and early 19th century. Each tiny shoe is handcrafted from dark hide leather; the upper part of each shoe features a hand-made ornate silver metal adjustable buckle.
The upper part is attached to the sole with tiny nails that were nailed over a fashionable dark red leather tape trim. The soles are wooden and have a metal trim to raise the height of the shoe. Both shoes are in very good antique condition, with wear and patina commensurate with age and type of use. Leather has hardened in a few areas; the left shoe is missing one nail. Dimensions of each shoe: Length: 5" Width: 1 3/4" Height: 2 1/2.Antique English 18th 19thC Child Baby Boy Girl Doll Leather Shoes Boots Clothing. Today we are delighted to offer for sale a truly remarkable and absolutely adorable pair of hand-made primitive child's leather booties, from the 18th/19th century! These little boots are too cute for words! They are believed to be English, and from the late 18th century or early 19th century, from the end of the Georgian period to the beginning of the Victorian era. The soles are wooden and have a metal trim to raise the height of the shoe; the trim is held in place by primitive screws. Remarkably, both shoes are in very good antique condition, with wear and patina commensurate with age and type of use. This exquisite example of primitive footwear will make a sweet addition to any collection.
These shoes would also be wonderful for antique dolls, or would make a truly special gift for a mother-to-be. From an old New England estate. Item(s) will be professionally packed to prevent damage in transit. Feel welcome to message us with further questions or requests for more images, and thank you for looking! Your satisfaction is important to us.It will be our pleasure to leave you great feedback, in return! (adjacent to I-95, exit 30, in historic Pawtucket, RI) is the highest volume antiques mall in the American Northeast! We are a magnet for rare and unusual items!
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The item "Antique English 18th 19thC Child Baby Boy Girl Doll Leather Shoes Boots Clothing" is in sale since Saturday, May 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Children's Vintage Shoes". The seller is "ri2u" and is located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
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