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Survivor of ancient Chinese practice of foot binding shares her story

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Survivor of ancient Chinese practice of foot binding shares her story

CHICAGO -- For centuries, small feet were widely viewed as beautiful in Chinese culture, and marked a woman as wealthy.

The average American woman wears a size eight shoe, which measures about 9.5 inches in size. In the ancient "golden lotus" (三寸金莲) tradition, the desired size for a woman's feet was close to three inches.

Click here to see the full story from WGN 9 Chicago

 
 

Inspiring Profiles: Chinese-American Museum Of Chicago

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Inspiring Profiles: Chinese-American Museum Of Chicago

Dr. Kim Tee talks about the importance of preserving the Chinese culture at the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago.

NBC 5 Making A Difference Promo (Chinese-American Museum of Chicago)

 

Sing Tao Daily posting about CAMOC

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Thank you Sing Tao Daily for the shout out about our Chinese New Year Celebration and visit by Author Rich Lo

Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration


Author presentation by Rich Lo



 

TimeOut Chicago Posting about CAMOC

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Thank you TimeOut Chicago for the shout out about our Chinese New Year Celebration!

Read about it here: https://www.timeout.com/chicago/kids/chinese-new-year-at-chinese-american-museum 

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