About this artwork
Shoes of this type, worn by priests of high rank, are frequently shown in paintings placed on a stool below the chair in which the priest is seated in the lotus position.
Currently Off View
- Made 1900–1926
- Silk, cotton, and gilt-paper strip; plain, twill and satin weaves with secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts, with plied and knotted cords
- 11.4 x 26.7 x 10.1 cm (4 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 4 in.)
- Gift of Ralph E. Hays in memory of Mary Van Artsdalen Hays