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Chinese foot binding, the applying of painful tight binding to the feet of young girls, was used to stop growth of the foot. The result was considered beautiful and was called the LOTUS FOOT.

Chinese foot binding, the applying of painful tight binding to the feet of young girls, was used to stop growth of the foot. The result was considered beautiful and was called the LOTUS FOOT.

Lotusvoet door inbinding

The last of the women with bound feet: 102-year-old whose toes were be

vintage everyday: Rare Photographs of Chinese Women from the 1860s and 1870s

vintage everyday: Rare Photographs of Chinese Women from the 1860s and 1870s

Shanghai 1930s teahouse found photo Chinese China vintage fashion print suit wool war era style

Shanghai 1930s teahouse found photo Chinese China vintage fashion print suit wool war era style

Chinese woman with bound feet. Qing dynasty

Chinese woman with bound feet. Qing dynasty

5 marketing tips from a rice merchant in ancient China

5 marketing tips from a rice merchant in ancient China