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Moccasin tie shoe and fragments

Made in Ireland, 9th century-10th century.
Moccasin tie shoe and fragments, child's, leather, maker unknown, Ireland, 9th-10th century

Child's fragmented single straight slip-on tie shoe of moccasin construction with thonged centre front, zig zag and knotted with knot end to one side, slotted through parallel cuts, blunt pointed toe and no heel. Shoe consists of tongued vamp with high sides and a lace slot cut parallel to the top at the front on each side with one side broken off. Leather sole features an inverted T back seam.

Loose fragments have broken off. Probably part of Shoe Exhibition at Bethnal Green Museum, London, England in 1897.
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