Pair of Woman's Boots with Tying Ribbon

A work made of outer boot: silk, complementary weft twill weave with inner warps; seam trim cord: silk, oblique interlacing; ribbon and top boot edge binding: silk, simple and complex gauze weave; lined with silk, plain weave; lining’s upper edge facing: silk, twill damask weave; sole: silk, plain weave; tying ribbon: twill weave self-patterned by areas of twill weave.
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  • A work made of outer boot: silk, complementary weft twill weave with inner warps; seam trim cord: silk, oblique interlacing; ribbon and top boot edge binding: silk, simple and complex gauze weave; lined with silk, plain weave; lining’s upper edge facing: silk, twill damask weave; sole: silk, plain weave; tying ribbon: twill weave self-patterned by areas of twill weave.

Date:

Tang dynasty(618–906)/ Song dynasty(960–1279), 10th/11th century

Artist:

China

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Title

Pair of Woman's Boots with Tying Ribbon

Origin

China

Date

900 AD–1000

Medium

Outer boot: silk, complementary weft twill weave with inner warps; seam trim cord: silk, oblique interlacing; ribbon and top boot edge binding: silk, simple and complex gauze weave; lined with silk, plain weave; lining’s upper edge facing: silk, twill damask weave; sole: silk, plain weave; tying ribbon: twill weave self-patterned by areas of twill weave

Dimensions

a: 40 × 29.2 cm (15 3/4 × 11 1/2 in.) b: 39.2 × 28.6 cm (15 3/8 × 11 1/4 in.) Repeat: 13.2-14 × 12 cm (5 1/8-5 1/2 × 4 3/4 in.) c (ribbon): 1.45 × 60.8 cm (5/8 × 24 in.)

Credit Line

Robert Allerton Endowment

Reference Number

1999.503a-c

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