Raised heel shoe

raised heel shoe
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Description:

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.

Object details
Type of object: Footwear
Type category: Costume and jewellery
Material: Silk
Width: 7 cm
Height: 11 cm
Depth: 21 cm
Origin
Style/Period: Chinese
Date range: 1644 - 1911 CE
Discovery site: Chinese
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Technique:
Personal name: -
Role: -
Culture: Chinese
Record data
Artworld id: 00153
Current accession number: 1972.19.c
Former accession number: -
Credit line: -
Recorded by: LW
Record date: Mon, 2nd Sep 2002
Copyright: Copyright© by the Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved