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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Chinese
Title:Shoes
Date Made:1892 or before
Type:Clothing
Materials:Silk (embroidered), wood, and leather
Place Made:Asia; China
Measurements:left: 5 11/16 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 1/16 in; 14.44625 cm x 7.3025 cm x 5.23875 cm; right: 5 5/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 15/16 in; 14.2875 cm x 7.3025 cm x 4.92125 cm
Accession Number:  MH 46.J.M
Credit Line:Source and date of acquisition unknown
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Description:
Missionary Cabinet. Pair of shoes for a woman with bound feet. Red silk uppers with wide leg and tiny turned up toe. Wide tongues run up the backs of the shoes. Two loops, one on either side of the tongues, on top of each boot may have been pull-helps for pulling the shoes on. The sole has a wooden form with brocaded silk wrapped around it. The heels are thin pieces of leather

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