Joss paper shoe flowers
Joss paper (China) also known as ghost money, are sheets of paper that are burned in traditional Chinese deity or ancestor worship ceremonies during special holidays. Joss paper, as well as other paper-mâché items, are also burned in traditional Chinese funerals, to ensure that spirit of the deceased has lots of good things in the afterlife.More contemporary or westernized varieties of Joss paper include Hell Bank Notes, paper credit cards, cheques, as well as papier-mâché clothes, houses, cars, ans even shoes. The designs on paper items vary from the very simple to very elaborate, with custom artwork and names(source wikipedia). These shoes are from Hong Kong.