Cast

Cast

Object name: Cast
Date: 1800-1933
Dimensions:
165 x 50 x 94 mm
Medium: Plaster, fabric
Object number: C02292
DescriptionCast of a Chinese bound foot. The foot is made of plaster, and wrapped in orange and blue fabric. The cast shows the deformity caused through confining the foot in tight bandages and tiny shoes from infancy. Donated in 1919 by Edward Lovett, a collector of the unusual.