Pair of shoes with decorative embroidery worn by Chinese lady with deformed feet

Pair of shoes with decorative embroidery worn by Chinese lady with deformed feet (shoe) Pair of shoes with decorative embroidery worn by Chinese lady with deformed feet (shoe)

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Pair of silk and cotton shoes, with cotton covered wooden soles, decorative embroidery, probably worn by Chinese lady with deformed feet, Chinese, 1870-1910

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A2078
Materials:
complete, wood, cotton and silk
Measurements:
overall: 75 mm x 110 mm x 32 mm,
type:
shoe
credit:
Wellcome Trust (Purchased from Stevens)