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One of a pair of leather slippers for woman, stamped on upper face of sole ‘MOULMEIN MAYANGON No. 370’ with a figure of an elephant and a triangle with the letter ‘A’ inside it. Upper of black velvet covers toe area and extends along sides, narrowing to front of heel where it ends. Decorated with painted pink flowers and a strip of pleated fabric with a band of black and one of white along the top edge, which is curved. Heel formed of two extra layers of leather.

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1 item (description level: part)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  slipper

Moulmein, Myanmar (Burma), Southeast Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made:  Moulmein 

Materials & techniques
fabric; leather; velvet
Additional material & technique information
material: leather (overall)
material: velvet (overall)
technique: fabric (overall)
overall: 47 mm x 236 mm x 82 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 47 mm x 236 mm x 82 mm

previous owner:  Skinner, Carolynne  Undefined - 2012-12-19
donor:  Smith, Joanna 

Related objects
part of slippers (2013.6)
Related subjects
object name: slippers

Record created 2012-12-19 by AGOODMAN
Record last updated 2017-01-18 by XGVIEWS