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D749 Sandals (pair), 'Zori' flat sandals , rice straw, collected by Julian Tenison-Woods, Japan, 1885-1886. Click to enlarge.

Sandals (pair), ‘Zori’ flat sandals , rice straw, collected by Julian Tenison-Woods, Japan, 1885-1886

Made in Japan, Asia, 1890.

Two slippers; made from rice-straw, with strings attached for fastening to the feet; Collected: April 16, 1890; Locality: Japan (SB). “No. 749 D. / “ZORI.” / Used both in and out of doors. / Japan.” (PL). Zori shoes only used out of doors (LC).

Summary

Object No.

D749

Object Statement

Sandals (pair), 'Zori' flat sandals , rice straw, collected by Julian Tenison-Woods, Japan, 1885-1886

Physical Description

Two slippers; made from rice-straw, with strings attached for fastening to the feet; Collected: April 16, 1890; Locality: Japan (SB). "No. 749 D. / "ZORI." / Used both in and out of doors. / Japan." (PL). Zori shoes only used out of doors (LC).

Production

Made

Japan, Asia 1890

Source

Credit Line

Purchased from the Estate of the Rev Julian Tenison-Woods, 1890

Acquisition Date

16 May 1890

Cite this Object

Harvard

Sandals (pair), 'Zori' flat sandals , rice straw, collected by Julian Tenison-Woods, Japan, 1885-1886 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 August 2019, <https://ma.as/224637>

Wikipedia

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