Item Details

Lotus Shoe Model

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Cloth; Cardboard
Summary
This model of traditional shoes for bound feet are half as wide as and marginally shorter than real lotus shoes would have been. The fabric is red, green, blue, white and pink. These shoes are an example of overshoes, which would have been worn over two pairs of slippers.
Date Created
circa 1900 - 1950
Description
6 x 13 x 5.3 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts01867
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