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Cobbler's Last
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Title: Cobbler's Last
Identifier: 991.1.1
Donor: G. Michalske
Item Date: 1850-1920
Creation Date: 2011
Location: Bradley Museum

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Description: Cobbler's cast iron last. Marked "H3?" on the right side. Hole found in the back of the last. A round hole found raised up 1 and 3/8 of an inch.

The shoe last is a mold or form used to take the shape of the human foot during the shoe making process or in shoe repair. The material of the shoe last can include wood or cast iron for example. Most footwear is made from these molds, including specialized or custom shoes.
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