Collection Artwork
Embroidered flowers and gold sequins surround a scrolling vine on a pair of pastel pink shoes with pastel green heels. The shoes have a small white bead on the toes and a butterfly on the backs.
Embroidered flowers and gold sequins surround a scrolling vine on a pair of pastel pink shoes with pastel green heels. The shoes have a small white bead on the toes and a butterfly on the backs.
Embroidered flowers and gold sequins surround a scrolling vine on a pair of pastel pink shoes with pastel green heels. The shoes have a small white bead on the toes and a butterfly on the backs.
Embroidered flowers and gold sequins surround a scrolling vine on a pair of pastel pink shoes with pastel green heels. The shoes have a small white bead on the toes and a butterfly on the backs.
Embroidered flowers and gold sequins surround a scrolling vine on a pair of pastel pink shoes with pastel green heels. The shoes have a small white bead on the toes and a butterfly on the backs.
Embroidered flowers and gold sequins surround a scrolling vine on a pair of pastel pink shoes with pastel green heels. The shoes have a small white bead on the toes and a butterfly on the backs.
lotus shoes (shoes for bound feet)
probably late 19th or 20th century
hand-sewn cotton, hand-embroidered silk and gold thread, wood
heel size: 1 x 1 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.
object size (each shoe): 3 x 1 3/8 x 3 3/4 in.
Gift of Scot and Julie Cohen
probably made in Pearl River Delta , China, Asia
2020.6.8.a-b

Ongoing Research

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