19 Photos Of The Last Surviving Chinese Women With Bound Feet - Deformed feet of a geisha
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Foot binding was the custom of applying tight binding to the feet of young girls to modify the .. Women with such deformed feet avoided placing weight on the front of the foot and tended to walk predominantly on their heels. As a result, women. Photographer Jo Farrell is documenting their lives, and their feet. British photographer Jo Farrell is documenting a tradition that is dying out with China’s oldest women: foot binding. The process of binding feet (also known as "lotus feet") started before the arch had a chance to.