Pair of shoes with wedge-like heels, worn by Chinese lady with bound feet

Pair of shoes with wedge-like heels, worn by Chinese lady with bound feet (shoe) Pair of shoes with wedge-like heels, worn by Chinese lady with bound feet (shoe)

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Pair of shoes with wedge-like heels, silk uppers, ambroidered with silk and gold thread, worn by Chinese lady with bound feet, Chinese, 1870-1910

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A87581
Materials:
wood, silk, foil and complete
Measurements:
overall: 90 mm x 110 mm x 32 mm,
type:
shoe
credit:
Wellcome Trust (Purchased from Stevens)