|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Culture Area:||Central America|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Ruben E. Reina, 1996|
Mens traditional sandle made from tire rubber and leather. .6 cm. thick tire sole with 1 cm. rubber projectiles. 1.5 cm. thick tire heel stapled to sole (no projectiles on heel). Stiff solid leather back n ailed to base. Open front with triangular leather piece and leather lace thong between big toe. three slits and 5 grommets in trangu lar piece where leather lace is woven through to secure sandle to foot. Lace is secured to tire sole by two penetrations through sole. Exterior of leather sandal back is black; the interior is reddish brown.
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