These little 1940-50s black strap and button shoes sure have a story to tell. Since tiny baby feet grow quickly, children’s clothes don’t usually get much wear, but these little shoes have actually been half-soled; so several little siblings must have worn these shoes as they were learning to walk. The black leather is trimmed in tiny white stitching to add some design, but as each baby wore these shoes, a few more stitches broke. The inside of each shoe is lined with a soft cotton/flannel type material that also shows wear. The shoe leather is in good worn condition; the straps that button across the top of the foot are a little dry and could use some saddle soap. The shoes are 4 3/8” long. The buttons are dark with a mother-of-pearl iridescence to them.
This would be a wonderful addition to your vintage clothes or children’s collection or to display with other children’s items. Please contact us if you have any questions.
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Precious Black Leather Baby Shoes