Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of woman's shoes
  • China
  • pair of woman's shoes, circa 1916, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, cotton, paper, trimming, embroidering
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6 x 3.5 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 3 3/8 in
  • Gift of Mr. Floyd C.Williams in memory of his wife Violet
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0203.a,b
Description

Pair of woman's shoes. Fabric and inner core held together with quilting stitches. Embroidered flowers, bees and locusts with a predominanty red color scheme on damask and polychrome embroidery. Commercial trim, unknown cloth-covered hard material for sole and heel.