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Object Number:48-29-259
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Date Made: 19th Century - 1949
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1949
Section:Asian
Materials:Leather
Cotton
Silver
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Flowers
Credit Line:Gift of Presbyterian Board of Missions, 1948

Description

Shoe for a child. Black leather exterior; forepart has stylized floral motive(lotus?) embroidered with silver-wrapped thread(tarnished) over thin strips of white leather. Shaped like English slipper but pointed at the toe, terminating in a thin wisp.


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