Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of miniature ceramic shoes
  • Kotyit (Cochiti) or Tesuque peoples
  • pair of miniature ceramic shoes, late 1800s–1960
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: each 5.5 x 6 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: each 2 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 5 1/8 in
  • Gift of Carl G. Leeker
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4241.a,b

The pair of small ceramic shoes have slightly turned up toes and a high top ankle. They have a light field with a black band at the soles and two black bands around the ankles. There are black lines from the ankles to the middle of the toes. Black leaf shaped outlines are scattered over the surfaces.