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Museum of Chinese Art and Ethnography of Parma verified

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Orc-shaped perfume burner
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Female footwear
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Kwame mask
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Harmonious calls in the pond
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Yun Li - Portrait of Confucius
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Zhe Pai - Paesaggio Zhaoguang
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Green monochrome bowl
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Right now
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Muminia mask
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He big Buddha
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Jar
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Cizhou jar
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He Great Buddha
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Large celadon plate
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Guan Di
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Guayin
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Bracelets Me - woôre - kà
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Rori beanie hat - rori
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Akôkakô Labial Disc
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Grande Diadema Krôkrôk - tire
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Bridal Ornament
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Jue tripod glass
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Hair pins
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Cizhou jar
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Yi Ritual Vase
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The big screen
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Chinese Coinser
Orc-shaped perfume burner
Female footwear
Kwame mask
Harmonious calls in the pond
Yun Li - Portrait of Confucius
Zhe Pai - Paesaggio Zhaoguang
Green monochrome bowl
Right now
Muminia mask
He big Buddha
Jar
Cizhou jar
He Great Buddha
Large celadon plate
Guan Di
Guayin
Bracelets Me - woôre - kà
Rori beanie hat - rori
Akôkakô Labial Disc
Grande Diadema Krôkrôk - tire
Bridal Ornament
Jue tripod glass
Hair pins
Cizhou jar
Yi Ritual Vase
The big screen
Chinese Coinser

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Description

Shoes with "horse hoof" heel (mati). Purple silk satin shoes are fully embroidered with polychrome silk. The embroidery on each side depicts some nice skits. In sequence we have: a deer and a monkey, a fisherman intent on catching a fish with a line, a large lotus flower and an animal (perhaps an owl) but with a pink and red color. The shoe is equipped with a wooden rise, lined with glued canvas, ending with a heel placed in the center of the sole. Shoes with raised soles represent a clothing tradition different from that of China. In fact, among the Manchu women there was no practice of bandaging the feet (guojiao), while these particular women's shoes were used characterized by a low-cut shoe mounted on a high wooden clog, they were also called "qixie", "flag shoes" , named after the political-administrative divisions of the Manchu territory of the Qing.

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