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A pair of embroidered Chinese silk child’s shoes, late C19th

A pair of embroidered Chinese silk child’s shoes, late C19th

Code: 260505

£120.00 Approx $160, €134.23

A pair of finely embroidered Chinese silk child’s shoes, late C19th, grey with red, cream and blue embroidery showing abstracted fish, mythical creature and flowers, the opening edged in pink braid. Cream cotton interior and white cotton soles.

Length c. 14 cm

Condition: very good. Possibly some light fading. Soles marked and worn in places. Please see photographs.

From the Dr Jocelyn Chatterton collection