The Chinese tradition of binding the feet of women who could afford the procedure and then afford not having to actually stand for more than a few minutes at a time started in the 10th century and was still practiced until the early 20th century by all classes of women whose husbands greatly enjoyed these tiny lotus-shaped feet. During the Qing dynasty, it was even common practice to involve bound feet in sexual acts, adding to the desire of men wanting women with bound feet. Before the arch…
Kaftan of red silk with appliqued large scale çintamani crescent and tulips of metallic gold fabric variously identified as belonging to Murad III (1574-1595) and as early 17th century but more likely to be from the 17th c.
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