Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of shoes
  • China
  • pair of shoes, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: China
  • leather, cloth, metal thread, paint, applique, embroidering, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 9.5 x 7 x 23.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 9 1/4 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 9 x 7.5 x 22.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 3 1/2 x 2 15/16 x 8 7/8 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Allen Phillips
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3452.a,b

The pair of shoes each have a white tapering platform sole of unknown material. The upper is light blue cloth with red edging. There is a green band adjacent to the red and at the bottom of the upper. The back of the shoes are decorated with pink curlicues. The front of the shoe is embroidered with curlicues.