University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2003-38-8
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Tonkin
French Indochina
Date Made: c. 1900
Early Date: 1890
Late Date: 1910
Section:Asian
Materials:Leather
Silk
Cotton
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number1900.1.128 - Other Number
13499 - Other Number
21 - Other Number

Description

Lady's slipper with open back; upper of stitched blue silk lined with white cotton and edged at top with a band of black silk; two evenly spaced black cords, on vamp, extend from center top over toe to top of sole; a lighter cording circumvents shoe between upper and lower; sole of layered leather stitched together to rows of evenly spaced stitiching circumventing edge and one row of straight stitiching in center, from toe to heel; inner sole of white soft leather; edge of sole painted white.


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