|Object ID #||1959.002.072ab|
|Object Name||Accessory, Doll|
|Lexicon category||3: Personal Artifacts|
|Date||Likely early 20th-century|
|Made||Unknown toy maker|
|Place of Origin||Germany? France?|
|Description||A pair of black and brown-coloured doll's slippers with a brown circular ruffle (rosette) above the toe. The donor's surname "Reid" is written on the bottom of the shoe and shoe "a" has its sole completely detached.|
Previously owned by Jean Reid (neé Givens) of Holland Township, Grey County who married William G. Reid. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Givens, were married in 1898. The Givens family farmed in the Massie district. Mrs. Reid later resided in Owen Sound, Grey County. Her parents were buried at Greenwood Cemetery.
The doll shoes have a 19th-century appearance, but may be early 20th-century. They were likely worn by a bisque-headed female doll in the past.
|Collection||Toys & Games, 20th-c Collection|
|Dimensions||W-3 L-7.5 D-3 cm|
|Found||Grey County, Ontario|
|Function||Factory-made doll shoes, that were likely worn by a bisque-headed female doll|