Two pairs of Manchu women's embroidery shoes, late Qing dynasty to Republic period, 15 cm and 12 cm long (4). Provenance: NSW private collection, acquired from Lynette Cunnington in 1998, the collection of Foger Grellman, Exhibition: Chinese shoes from
A pair of lady's embroidered silk pleated skirts, 20th century, (4) each of tightly pleated red silk damask, the front panels and the hem with borders of blue satin and white satin embroidered with flowers and birds, with cotton waist bands, together with
Japanese Occupation collection of items belonging to Marjorie Grant, secretary under General McArthur's office in post World War I Japan. Includes two albums of photographs some with captions; Japanese domestic items; trays, shoes, shawls (2), plates & dis
A pair of Chinese embroidered Shoes for bound feet, the pink silk shoes with embroidery & gray cotton heels, quite small and fits the desired shape of a lotus petal, the binding of feet in china was not completely outlawed till 1926. Length 11 cm
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