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Object Number:48-29-260
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Date Made: 19th Century - 1949
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1949
Section:Asian
Materials:Leather
Cotton
Metallic Thread
Technique:Embroidered
Credit Line:Gift of Presbyterian Board of Missions, 1948

Description

Shoe for a child. Covered with purple cloth on which are motifs appliqued in saffron cloth. Forepart embroidered with silver-wrapped thread. Shaped like English slipper but toe is high, pointed and ends in a thin wisp(gone). Condition very poor.


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