Woman's shoe (unconstructed)
early 20th century
Object Place: China
Overall: 22.5 x 28.5 cm (8 7/8 x 11 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain weave with tapestry weave; painted patterning
Not On View
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).
Gift from Louis H. Farlow to the MFA, March 3, 1910
Gift of Louis H. Farlow