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Oriental Sandals And Shoes.

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Shoes

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1875
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC SHOE
Topics
Shoes
Men -- Clothing & dress -- Orient
Sandals -- Orient
Shoes -- Orient
Women -- Clothing & dress -- Orient
Notes
Content : Printed on image: "… In the Oriental collection is a wooden sandal (Fig. 23) leaving the feet uncovered, and only held on to the feet by a trap with a knob passed between the great toe and the second … Another (Fig. 24) richly painted with small flowers, has the red knob divided into segments to imitate the petals of the nelumbo, and at every step she takes, the wearer presses a spring concealed under the shoe, which causes the lotus flower alternately to expand and close its brilliant petals. // Pondicherry shows its sandals of antique form (Fig. 25) which entirely enclose the feet in a network of fine strips of leather; also slippers in silver, covering the top of the foot and leaving the toes bare; it is the shoe of the higher castes. // As to the nabobs, their flat babouches rolled in volutes are of the greatest richness, overlaid with silver (Fig. 26); … // Fig. 27 is a shoe composed of mailed rings surrounding a triangular piece of metal, damascened in gold. Another, a woman's shoe from the Punjaub (Fig. 28), is embroidered with insects' wings and gold; and from the same locality are a pair with the point turned back (Fig. 29), a pair of men's sandals (Fig. 30) of red leather; also another (Fig. 31) pair with the point turned back (Fig. 29), a pair of men's sandals (Fig. 30) of red leather; also another (Fig. 31) grotesquely ornamented …"

Source note: Art journal. Virtue Co., 1839-1912).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 27 x 19 cm. (10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1711804
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17212466
Barcode : 33333159383997
UUID: e6bfac30-c562-012f-3661-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1875: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Oriental Sandals And Shoes." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1875. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3257-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Oriental Sandals And Shoes." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3257-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1875). Oriental Sandals And Shoes. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3257-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Oriental Sandals And Shoes.