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[Oriental sandals and shoes.]

Image ID: 825384

[Oriental sandals and shoes.] (1875)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Oriental sandals and shoes.]

Published Date

: 1875

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 27 x 19 cm. (10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)


: Printed on image: "… In the Oriental collection is a wooden sandal (Fig. 23) leaving the feet uncovered, and only held on to the feet by a trap with a knob passed between the great toe and the second … Another (Fig. 24) richly painted with small flowers, has the red knob divided into segments to imitate the petals of the nelumbo, and at every step she takes, the wearer presses a spring concealed under the shoe, which causes the lotus flower ....
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Original Source

: From Art journal. Virtue & Co., 1839-1912) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Shoes

Source Description

: 1 folder (9 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 825384

Record ID

: 718763

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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