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  Foot binding, bottom rib removal, lip plates, stretched necks adorned with twenty gold rings, pierced ears and tattoos  have been all about catching a mate.  In the name of beauty women have done some crazy things to themselves.  

Orthopedics; feet of Chinese woman, bound, compared with tea cup and American woman's shoe. World War 1 era. Selected by Kathleen.

Orthopedics; feet of Chinese woman, bound, compared with tea cup and American woman's shoe. World War 1 era. Selected by Kathleen.

China, Shandong / Around 1900. chinese beauty holding an opium pipe in her hand

China, Shandong / Around 1900. chinese beauty holding an opium pipe in her hand

After soaking in warm herbs and animal blood, the toes would be curled over to the sole of the foot and bound with cotton bandages.

After soaking in warm herbs and animal blood, the toes would be curled over to the sole of the foot and bound with cotton bandages.

A lotus foot.

A lotus foot.

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Flats made to look like pointe shoes. I would seriously wear them all the time.

Flats made to look like pointe shoes. I would seriously wear them all the time.

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