Woman's shoe (unconstructed)

Chinese (Manchu)
Qing Dynasty
early 20th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 28.5 cm (8 7/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

10.47

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with tapestry weave; painted patterning

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s unconstructed shoe of green silk, with red tapestry woven design of Chinese character for “double happiness,” and scattered white and yellow flowers.
Flowers are white with a yellow and red center (tapestry weave) outlined in black with green and red shading (paint).

Provenance

Gift from Louis H. Farlow to the MFA, March 3, 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Louis H. Farlow