Overall: 1 3/8 x 4 in. ( 3.5 x 10.2 cm )
incised: on plaque on front: "C.M."
incised: on plaque on sole: "1830"
typed: tag found inside box: "NADELMAN/Collection/86" on one side and on other "Patch [?] box/America 1830/[Glesson?]$5-"
Carved wooden patch box in the shape of a shoe; sliding lid with finial at top; diamond shaped ivory plaques on sole and front of shoe with inscriptions.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.