University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2003-40-21A
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Leather
Technique:Sewn
Painted
Embroidered
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number1995.x.15640a - Other Number

Description

Pair of child's boots with upturned, squared-off toes; yellow silk top section decorated with embroidered silk floral design; the lower section is red silk with embroidered flowers of blue and white and dark blue cord edging between top and bottom; dark blue cord delineates seams on front, back and sides; the wide layered leather soles are painted white; there is a heavy white cord between the shoe and sole; the lining is blue cotton.


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