The marriage of Krishna's ParentsRajasthani miniature, ca. 1520-1550 Stapleton Collection/CORBIS
The marriage of Krishna's Parents
Rajasthani miniature, ca. 1520-1550
Stapleton Collection/CORBIS

Romantic Connotations of the Foot

Wedding Shoes

In addition to a multitude of flowers, anklets, bracelets and rings, silver and velvet shoes are sometimes worn by the brides in India, or given as precious gifts. Made of mesh and cutwork gold, silver and silver plate, these shoes often became heirlooms passed down to successive female family members.
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