C.1904-1910. Black kidskin shoes with a button strap across the arch of the foot. They have a slim rounded toe and newly fashionable Cuban heels. Each foot's arch strap has a black silk ribbon with red and black glass beading in the center of each bow.
This style of shoe was popular for house wear and especially worn by young teenage girls.
They are a US sze 4/ UK size 2. Made in Montreal by the Linton shoe company (an apartment building built in 1906 on Sherbrooke Street in Montreal, is named after Mr. Linton. His mansion still stands abandoned behind the exculsive apartment building).
(Formerly L. Hidic)