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Box for Infant's Shoes
Original Owner:Originally owned by Christopher Robert Arno , American, born 1963
Shoemaker:Made by Mrs. Day's Ideal Baby Shoes Co.
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Plastic and paper-covered cardboard
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 2 1/2 x 4 x 4 1/2in. (6.4 x 10.2 x 11.4cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Marie Peichert
Description: Box for infant shoes, consisting of a clear plastic lid and a cardboard base; together, the pieces resemble a display case for the shoes. The sides of the box bottom are higher than the front and back, and the lid is molded to fit over them. The box bottom is printed with "Mrs. Day's Ideal" and "Crib Shoes", and there is an area for a gift inscription. The bottom is printed with the company label. One side of the top has two stickers, "$2.00" and "G. FOX & CO./ HARTFORD. CONNECTICUT/ 51/ 21/ A4".
Object Number: 2002.61.14.2a,b
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