Silk & Textile Shoe from China

Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by The Trustees of the British Museum
published on 25 April 2016
Silk & Textile Shoe from China

6th-7th century CE Chinese shoe composed by two halves joined at the back of the heel and at the toe. The halves are made of superimposed layers of woolen and hemp textiles stitched together and bound with silk along the edges. The sole is made of leather.

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Museum, T. T. O. T. B. (2016, April 25). Silk & Textile Shoe from China. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4988/

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