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Manchu women never practiced foot-binding. However, during the Qing dynasty, they did wear this comfy platform shoes, hoping to give the appearance of smaller feet. The tips of the shoes would appear to peak out from under the robes, giving the foot more dainty appearance. They could barely walk, but after all, mobility is so overrated.

Manchu women never practiced foot-binding. However, during the Qing dynasty…

Manchu Woman's Shoes  Unknown Artist  1900-1910 Red silk satin with multicolored silk cord and brocade ribbon Chinese overall: H. 15 x W. 27 cm; H. 5 7/8 x W. 10 5/8 in MWCH66:3  Murray Warner Collection of Oriental Art

Manchu Woman's Shoes Unknown Artist Red silk satin with multicolored silk cord and brocade ribbon Chinese overall: H. 10 in Murray Warner Collection of Oriental Art

Ladies' glass bead decorated shoe from Uzbekistan, late 19th century.

Shoe-Icons / Ethnic shoes / Ladies low stacked heel shoes with upper fully decorated in patterns with color glass beads.

Manchu women did not bind their feet so their footwear is distinct from the tiny shoes worn by Han women of the previous dynasty, the Ming.  The high Manchu shoes were always lavishly decorated.  Here, the head of the phoenix rises up in 3D, as if the bird is perching on the shoe's tip, 4  December 2010, Palace Museum, Beijing

Imperial Chinese Robes at the V&A

Manchu women did not bind their feet so their footwear is distinct from the tiny shoes worn by Han women of the previous dynasty, the Ming. The high Manchu shoes were always lavishly decorated. Here, the head of the phoenix rises up in 3D, as if the bird is perching on the shoe's tip, 4 December 2010, Palace Museum, Beijing

Imperial Manchu shoes, Forbidden City collection. Manchus did not bind their women's feet as the Han Chinese did in the south. Manchu women, already statuesque in height, wore towering platform shoes, embroidered with mythical birds and scrolling flora.

Manchus did not bind their women's feet as the Han Chinese did in the south. Manchu women, already statuesque in height, wore towering platform shoes, embroidered with mythical birds and scrolling flora.

Pair of woman's buckle shoes      English, 1720–40       England  Dimensions      13 x 8.5 x 23.5 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 9 1/4 in.)  Medium or Technique      Wool embroidered with silk, linen lining, and leather heel and sole  Classification      Costumes   Accession Number      44.351a-b

Pair of woman's buckle shoes English, England Dimensions 13 x x cm x 3 x 9 in.) Medium or Technique Wool embroidered with silk, linen lining, and leather heel and sole Classification Costumes Accession Number

Old Chinese Minority people's Woman shoe

Old Chinese Minority people's Woman shoe

Shoe-Icons / Shoes / Flat wool slippers with leather foxing at back and toes. Three eyelets front lacing, 1830-40

Shoes Ladies America c Shoe-Icons / Shoes / Flat wool slippers with leather foxing at back and toes.

"Escapines" or Chapins: ca. 1187, Spanish, cordovan decorated with embossing with a sole of leather and cork platform. "Cistercian Monastery of Santa Maria la Real de Gradefes, Leon. these boots, well known in the monastery from which respond to the type of footwear called Chapin, who is characterized by high cork soles and have no heel. They belonged to Dona Teresa Petri, noblewoman and founder of the house of Santa Maria Bernarda Royal Gradefes..."

"Escapines" or Chapins: ca. Spanish, cordovan decorated with embossing…

Sinology Sunday: June 28, 2015 | Cfensi

Sinology Sunday: June 28, 2015

century Qing- Manchu “flower boat” shoes—Manchu’s were forbidden to bind their girl’s feet by imperial edict. To recreate the swaying motion of ladies with bound feet, they created flower boat shoes. Which are still being used in Chinese opera.

Women's leather shoes, circa 1600-50 (Rijksmuseum)

Women's shoe from cow leather, adorned with decorative stitching, perforations and serrated edge, anonymous, ca 1600 - ca

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