Woman's Shoe for Bound Foot


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Artifact Identification Woman's Shoe for Bound Foot   (1967.04.0002B)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Clothing
  4. :
  5. Footwear
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), 1900–1911
Culture Chinese

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 12.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 5.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.2 cm
Weight 16 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Textile--Silk
Manufacturing Processes Weaving, Embroidering
Munsell Color Information Deep Purplish Pink (2.5RP 6/10 ) -ns Bluish Gray ( 10B 5/1) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Pink to satin weave silk embroidered with flowers. Given instep, inset with sealloped edge and embroidered cherry blossoms. Upturned toes. White raised wooden heal with embroidered orange and green fioh. Inset above heel of green and white brocade seih. Blue cotton high back with white loop ties on left and right sides. Selch and leather sole with red silk heel protector. See sheet "A."

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Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Mrs. Alan K. Laing
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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