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Object Number:48-29-251B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Date Made: 19th Century - 1949
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1949
Section:Asian
Materials:Leather
Textile
Metallic Thread
Technique:Embroidered
Credit Line:Gift of Presbyterian Board of Missions, 1948

Description

One of a pair of sandals for a man. Brown leather. Flat sole, two broad straps crossed over the toes and fastened at rear of instep; heel strap. Crossing in step is strap with red cloth embroidered with gilded silver-wrapped thread. Green leather and red cloth trimming.


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