University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:CG94-1-16B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cantonese (uncertain)
Chinese
Provenience: China
Canton
Date Made: 19th Century - Early 20th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1925
Section:Asian
Materials:Cotton
Wood
Canvas
Leather
Technique:Embroidered

Description

Upper body is a dark, navy color embroidered with a green cloud pattern around the toe and heel. The top is folded down to reveal a light blue linen. There is a thick, layered sole with a red and gray bordered top and a mult-piece leather sole sewn on the bottom. Red tags attached describe the shoes in Chinese.


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