These are traditional Yi shoes. The curled toes make it easier to avoid tripping on the uneven terrain in the mountainous regions where the Yi live.


  • Title: Embroidered Cloth Shoes with Pointed Tips
  • Provenance: Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China
  • Original Source: http://bwg.muc.edu.cn/
  • Object type: Accessory
  • Ethnic group: Yi

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more

Flash this QR Code to get the app
Google apps