Bata Show Museum - Page 2
Toronto, ON
July 2006

There is a show on the history of shoes.

Featuring over 200 beautifully crafted Chinese children’s shoes and garments, drawn largely from the private collection of Mr. Glenn Roberts, other private collections and from the Bata Shoe Museum, Watched by Heaven, Tied to Earth explores the many meanings and symbolism that Chinese mothers and grandmothers used to protect their precious children. Through an astonishing array of shoes, hats, bibs and accessories dating from the mid-19th century to the present, the exhibition explores long-standing traditions and beliefs that continue to resonate in China.

Replica of the shoes found with the Ice man in the Swiss alps.

The different shoes of the Anasazi people. We actually have been to this ancient ruins in Mesa Verde in Colorado.