Shoe

A work made of silk, cotton, and gilt-paper strip; plain, twill and satin weaves with secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts, with plied and knotted cords.

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  • A work made of silk, cotton, and gilt-paper strip; plain, twill and satin weaves with secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts, with plied and knotted cords.

Date:

Early 20th century, Meiji period (1868–1912)/Taishô period (1912–1926)

Artist:

Japan

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.

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Title

Shoe

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1900–1926

Medium

Silk, cotton, and gilt-paper strip; plain, twill and satin weaves with secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts, with plied and knotted cords

Dimensions

11.4 x 26.7 x 10.1 cm (4 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph E. Hays in memory of Mary Van Artsdalen Hays

Reference Number

2004.1046a

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