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Baby's boot

Period:
19th Century
Description:
Made of soft leather, these baby boots were for the toddlers of the family.  They were made to last, fitted with metal tacks in the heel.  It is likely they would have been passed to each child in the family.
Materials/Media:
leather, iron
Dimensions:
L:115mm; H:75mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1988.577
Digital Number:
SRCL031n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council