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Object Name Last, Shoe
Catalog Number 1993.8.70
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Cast iron
Dimensions H-9.5 W-3 D-8.25 inches
Description This is a heavy cast iron bench last. It has a heavy base with a central hole for the bolt. The bottom rests on two raised beads. The piece has a heavy thick ankle and a curved foot.
Notes Used to hold shoe during repair or while driving nails. Collected by the donor from antique shops and barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Shoe industry
Shoe making
Search Terms Jefferson County
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS