Pair of boots for bound feet

Made:
1870-1910 in China
maker:
Unknown

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Pair of boots for bound feet, wooden sole, upper and leg part in 4 strips stitched together, decorated with braid and embroidery, Chinese, 1870-1910

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A95137
Materials:
complete, cotton, silk, wood
Measurements:
each shoe: 190 mm x 108 mm x 67 mm,
type:
boot
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • footwear
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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