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13 Feb

Only a few elderly Chinese women still survive today with bound feet.

There are a number of stories about the origin of foot binding before its establishment around the 10th-century.

When he married, ten years ago, bride prices in the village were between 2,000 and 3,000 yuan.

Zhou's skeleton was well preserved and showed that her feet fit the narrow, pointed slippers that were buried with her.

It has been estimated that by the 19th century, 40–50% of all Chinese women may have had bound feet, and up to almost 100% among upper class Chinese women.

The prevalence and practice of foot binding however varied in different parts of the country.

Moreover, not all Shandong girls hang around awaiting marriage proposals from local boys.

The province lies between Beijing and Shanghai, so it is easy for the province’s young women—said to be unusually tall and beautiful—to migrate to the great metropolises in search of work and boyfriends.