Pair of sandals worn by farmers and labourers

Made:
1870-1910 in China

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Pair of sandals, woven in fibre and strips of cotton cloth, apparently worn by farmers and labourers, Chinese, 1870-1910

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A658010
Materials:
complete, cotton (cloth), fibre, leather, string and wool
type:
sandals costume (footwear), ethnography (chinese) and costume (footwear), ethnography (chinese) and sandals
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • footwear