PLATE XXIX

ORIENTAL CHILDREN’S SHOES

No. 1

A CHINESE shoe, for a child; it is made of various soft materials of brilliant colours—blue, crimson, yellow, etc.; its length from toe to heel is 4½ inches.  In the Norwich Museum.

No. 2

A BOHEMIAN child’s shoe, made of crimson and yellow leather; the upper is joined to the sole with narrow strips of leather. Entire length, 5¼ inches. The property of R. Farren, Esqr.

No. 3

THIS beautiful Indian shoe, for a child, is made of leather covered with rich embroidery in subdued colours (crimson and buff), relieved by a ruby-coloured jewel on the instep; the sole is of leather, and measures, from heel to toe, 4½ inches. In the Norwich Museum.