Circa 1870s Child's High Top Shoes. The scalloped upper vamp adds a special touch to the look of these light blue kid leather shoes. Six pearl colored buttons are used to fasten the high top shoes. Via Glenbow Museum.
This is a charming child's dress that would have been worn by a boy or a girl. Date: 1850–55 Culture: American Medium: wool, silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 19 in. (48.3 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of The Jason and Peggy Westerfield Collection, 1969