English, 19th century pair of TINY child’s Lancashire clogs. A strikingly diminutive pair of Victorian-era clogs associated with the working-class poor, such as those employed in textile mills - these are about the size of today’s baby shoes. Hand-made from rigid leather with metal clasp fastener (one is missing), and wooden soles reinforced with clog irons. A combination of brass and metal studs were used, with brass studs on the toe caps and metal studs elsewhere. Pleasing tactile characteristics. Wear is consistent with age and use. Toe area is well-worn with some brass studs missing. Cleaned and polished to preserve the materials.
Length is 4 ¾”, maximum width is 1 ¾”, and maximum depth is 2 1/2”.
19th Century MINIATURE English Clogs - Child's Shoes