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Pair of Shoes


Artist Unknown (Miao)


Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Pair of Shoes, Artist Unknown (Miao)
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Medium: Textiles, Costume Accessory (Do Not Use) | Cotton, paper (?)
Size: 5 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (13.34 x 24.13 x 8.26 cm) (each)
Creation Place: China, Leishan
Culture: Miao, China
Physical Description: black satin shoe body with side lining only; upturned toe and lined heel flap; embroidered floral design at sides and toe in satin stitch in pink, red, yellow, orange, green; reinforced sole (paper and fabric?) stitched throughout with heavy cord
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ruth Ann Dayton Chinese Room Endowment Fund, The Suzanne S. Roberts Fund for Asian Art, and The Helen Jones Fund for Asian Art
Accession Number: 2004.67.323a,b
Added to Site: March 1, 2009