Red Riding Shoes

Probably United States
Date: c. 1856
Maker: Probably United States
Dimensions: 9 1/2 L
Materials: Wool felt, linen, leather
Provenance: On September 25, 1856, eight-year-old Catherine Fitch of New Scotland, NY, won these red riding shoes and $5 at the Albany Agricultural Society's fourth annual fair at Albany, NY, for her display as best equestrian rider.
Credit: Gift of Margaret Boom
Accession Number: 1941.45