Shoe Anatomy




Illustrated here is the components of a Goodyear Welt. Most functional shoes are constructed in this manner depending on style and pattern.



A. Backstay L. Eyelet Row
B. Heel Pad M. Eyelet Facing
C. Quarter Lining N. Heel Area
D. Top Line O. Mid-Sole
E. Tongue P. Heel Foxing
F. Tongue Bar Q. Bottom Filler
G. Vamp R. Shank
H. Welt S. Counter under Quarter
I. Toe Cap T. Sock Lining
J. Outsole U. Insole
K. Throat line V. Filler