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Object Number:
2003-40-21A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
China
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Leather
Technique:
Sewn
Painted
Embroidered
Description:
Pair of child's boots with upturned, squared-off toes; yellow silk top section decorated with embroidered silk floral design; the lower section is red silk with embroidered flowers of blue and white and dark blue cord edging between top and bottom; dark blue cord delineates seams on front, back and sides; the wide layered leather soles are painted white; there is a heavy white cord between the shoe and sole; the lining is blue cotton.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Other Number:
1995.x.15640a   -   Other Number

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