Chinas last footbinding survivors. photographer jo farrell has tracked down the last living survivors of horrific practice that isn’as ancient as you think.The chinese xinhua news agency announced, in , that the last factory to manufacture shoes for boundfeet women in harbin, china, had ended production. Find great deals on ebay for chinese foot binding shoes. shop with confidence. Jun , foot binding widespread custom in china that lasted for more than , years involved incredibly tight cloth bindings being applied to the feet of young girls to stifle growth. Dec , if you want additional information on the subject, dorothy ko, professor at columbia, wrote book called, every step