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Item ID: 222421  
  

Hong Kong China Old Hand Tinted Postcard Group of Chinese Girls and Foot Binding

Vintage Colour Hand Tinted Old Picture Postcard. Hong Kong Hongkong China, Children, Group of Chinese Girls with Foot Binding. Small Feet. Traditional Costumes. Fan.

Publisher: S.S. Picture
Series No: H61
Faults: Marks on back
Background: Foot binding was the custom of binding the feet of young girls painfully tight to prevent further growth.The tiny narrow feet were considered beautiful and to make a woman's movements more feminine and dainty. It was not until the early 20th century that footbinding began dying out.

Price:£19.99€25.99US$27.39

Hong Kong China Old Hand Tinted Postcard Group of Chinese Girls and Foot Binding


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