Patent Model - Boot and Shoe

Maker and role
Sarah Thecker, Patentee
Production date
Aug 24 1880
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Object detail

Leather, fabric
22 x 18 x 1 1/2" (55.9 x 45.7 x 3.8cm)
Thecker's patent "consists in providing the opposite edges of the flaps, at the opening in the upper of a shoe, with rows of projecting tabs, separated a distance equal to their width, the tabs of one flap being opposite the spaces between the tabs of the other flap, and all said tabs being provided with button-holes, and both flaps of the upper having buttons to engage the same..." (Patent Number 231,632)
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