University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2003-40-16A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: China
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Leather
Paint
Technique:Embroidered
Sewn
Painted
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1946.1.1a - Other Number

Description

Low red silk shoes with rounded toe and regular heel; bottom half of shoe red silk with enbroidered decorations, edged with cord; top part orange solk with triangular design in metalic thread; light blue cord around edge; multi layered leather sole painted white with long boat-like slants front and back with a thick light green cord between shoe and sole; lining is blue cotton.


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