Pair of shoes

1925–30


Object Place: China

Dimensions

25.5 x 7 x 13 cm (10 1/16 x 2 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.408a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk and gilded paper wrapped thread brocade, leather, and metal and glass rhinestone buckle

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Orange silk and metallic threads brocaded in design of cloud bands and dragon medallions; faux topaz shoe buckles. Condition: Fair. Metallic thread abrasion; buckles are tarnished, few missing stones.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Jane P. Guild