Pair of shoes worn by lady or girl with bound feet

Made:
1870-1910 in China

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Pair of shoes, with silk uppers, embroidered in silk with flowers, worn by Chinese lady or girl with bound feet, Chinese, 1870-1910

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A2079
Materials:
complete, cotton, paper, silk and wood
type:
shoe costume (footwear), ethnography (chinese) and costume (footwear), ethnography (chinese) and shoe
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • footwear