Hubert Duca Blacksmith Shop :
Title:
Shoe last and stand
Catalog Number:
1994.6
Description:
Shoe last with stand used by a cobbler to hold a shoe that is being repaired.
Date:
ca 1900
Size:
H-24.25 W-10 D-3.25 inches
Inscription:
"A"
Kid Tales:
If you have not already guessed, a cobbler made or repaired leather shoes. The shoe last was also commonly found in rural homes where it was too far to get to a cobbler to repair a shoe. They were sold in kits by mail order stores like Sears & Roebuck or Montgomery Ward.
Subjects:
Shoe making
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