Finely embroidered Manchu shoe, in red silk.
The shoe has a tapering platform sole and the sides of the shoe are embroidered with plants and squirrels in silk threads of many colours. There is a plain black silk band around the opening of the shoe.
|Type of object:||Footwear|
|Type category:||Costume and jewellery|
|Date range:||1644 - 1911 CE|
|Current accession number:||1972.19.c|
|Former accession number:||-|
|Record date:||Mon, 2nd Sep 2002|
|Copyright:||Copyright© by the Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved|