An aristocrat with a maid, both with unbound feet, (the fashion of the age) but wearing mushroom shoes that created the same wobbling, mincing walk.
Empress Wanrong of China
chinese foot binding. Often a sign of wealth as women with bound feet could not stand long to do household tasks. Shoes for bound feet were usually exquisitely embroidered as needlework was one thing these women could do while sitting.
Five Wives of The Last Emperor Puyi - The fourth wife: Li Yuqin