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Woman's shoe (gong xie)      Han Chinese woman's "lotus foot" slipper      Chinese (Han), Qing dynasty, 19th century       China Dimensions     Overall: 10.2 x 7.6 cm (4 x 3 in.) Medium or Technique     Silk satin embroidered with silk and metallic threads, cotton plain weave, leather

Woman's shoe (gong xie) Han Chinese woman's "lotus foot" slipper Chinese (Han), Qing dynasty, century China Dimensions Overall: x cm x 3 in.) Medium or Technique Silk satin embroidered with silk and metallic threads, cotton plain weave, leather

Pair of woman's shoes, France, c. 1720. Grey silk embroidered with floral motifs in multicoloured silks. by Jinx62

Woman's shoe, France, in gray pink laced fabric. Ascending leg and laced flanges. Upper and embroidered floral motifs neighborhoods. High Heel Louis XV wood covered with red leather. © Musée International de la Chaussure à Romans, ©

Shoes from Sechuan province with braid, gilt foil, and bead decorations; lotus embroidery on toes; paired with beaded leggings and silk putt...

(foot binding) Shoes from Sechuan province with braid, gilt foil, and bead decorations; lotus embroidery on toes; paired with beaded leggings and silk putt.

On offer today is an exquisite pair of antique Chinese lotus feet shoes, for ladies with bound feet.    They are made with consummate skill,

On offer today is an exquisite pair of antique Chinese lotus feet shoes, for ladies with bound feet. They are made with consummate skill,

Woman's Shoe for Bound Feet  Period: Qing dynasty (1644–1911) Date: 19th–20th century Culture: China

So beautiful and so terrible at the same time! Women's feet were bound to control their movement! DG Woman's Shoe for Bound Feet Period: Qing dynasty Date: century Culture: China

CHINESE "LOTUS FEET" BOUND SHOES SLIPPERS 19C EMBROIDERED SILK  #Chinese

Chinese "lotus feet" bound shoes slippers 19c embroidered silk

CHINESE "LOTUS FEET" BOUND SHOES SLIPPERS 19C EMBROIDERED SILK #Chinese

Ladies' shoe | China | date unknown | silk, wood | Royal Collection Trust | RCIN: 83763

Pink silk upper, sloping wood block heel, covered in green silk. Gold embroidery around the upper.

Shoe, ca 1670-1739, Musee International de la Chaussure

Pair of woman's shoes, France, c. White leather embroidered with mullticoloured floral motifs.

1. Shoe making was considered an Art form in the Renaissance time. There was a craft that went into it, that nowadays is done by machine.

A lady's shoe (Cl. It looks so odd.but I suppose it isn't all that much different from a modern wedge style shoe.

Flowerpot-sole shoes in the Qing Dynasty, Forbidden City collection.

Flowerpot-sole or mushroom shoes in the Qing Dynasty, Forbidden City collection.

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