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In Other Shoes – Chinese Silk Shoes

Have a look at these beautiful Chinese Silk Shoes! Notice the delicately embroidered birds – they just make me want to fly away. Next stop: China! Who’s in? // Emma Louise Pedersen Photo: © 2007 Photo/Media Department of Moesgaard Museum. Byline portrait: © 2015 Line Beck,  

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In Other Shoes – Chinese Children’s Shoes

From traditional lotus shoes to these ballerinas, Tuxen’s shoe collection also contained children’s footwear of Asian traditions. Read his notes to learn which insect the shoes are meant to resemble: “Chinese children’s shoes. Bought on September 12th, 1957, by antiques salesman Suude in Copenhagen for 20 Danish […]

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