Authentic 1830s Black Leather Lace-Up Shoes - Rare Antique Early Victorian Pre Civil War - 1800s Museum Quality Footwear - All Hand Sewn

$ 279.99

An antique treasure from the early Victorian working class! These square-toed flat shoes have a simple laced front and hand-sewn seams. Soles are identical, as right and left shoes were not differentiated until post-Civil War. These wonderful shoes are lined in cloth.

Ladies' Shoe Size

Ball of Foot Width 2 3/8, Toe to Heel Length 9 7/8 Inches


None, well made by hand

Black leather with a brownish patina in areas from rubbing during use, tan cotton twill and poplin linings

Original matte black cotton shoelaces


Condition Detail
Leather is supple with occasional scuffs and nicks, has a clouded surface due to grime, we have not attempted cleaning due to extreme age; laces are original with many breaks; top edges are threadbare with piping exposed

Wear Recommendation
Not recommended for wear

Washing Instructions
If necessary, clean with saddle soap and moisturize with leather conditioner

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