E1341: Chinese Boy's Slipper

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E1341
Classification Category:
3:Personal Artifacts ➞ Clothing ➞ Footwear
Marks/Labels:
1) inside the shoe on the sole is catalog information from the Boston Children's Museum: "Boys" Chi-A-7092 2) On the inside left wall are the remains of what appears to be a tag with Chinese characters on it. 3) Luther College archival label: E1341
Materials:
fabric ➔ cloth ➔ cotton
fabric ➔ thread
animal ➔ hide/skin ➔ leather
synthetic ➔ rubber
Unidentified Materials
Dimensions:
19 cm L
7 cm W
6.5 cm H
Provenance of Object:
How the Boston Children's Museum acquired the object is unknown, but in 2016 the Boston Children's Museum gifted the object to the Luther College Ethnographic Collection.
Ethnic Group:
Asian ➞ Chinese
Production Date:
Relatively modern (rubber)
Source Locality:
China
Acquisition Date:
2016

Related Collections
2016. ETHN01 : Boston Children's Museum Transfer (2016.ETHN01)