Pair of shoes for women with bound feet

Made:
1870-1910 in China

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Pair of shoes for women with bound feet, wooden sole with brocade uppers, decorated with applique and embroidery, Chinese, 1870-1910

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A104208
Materials:
card, complete, cotton, silk and wood
type:
shoes, costume (footwear), shoes, costume (footwear), ethnography (chinese) and ethnography (chinese) and
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • footwear
  • disciplines
  • disciplines
  • science
  • health sciences
credit:
Fosters