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Asian ➔ Japanese Zori

Identifier:
1997.34.5
Description:
Zori, a type of traditional Japanese footwear, are flat and soft. They can be either casual or formal depending on the materials used. Zori (and geta) are easy to slip on and off, which is important in Japan because people customarily remove their shoes when entering a home.;Sandals are a modern industrial product fashioned in the traditional style. Identified by Bennet Bronson, Professor of History, University of Illinois Chicago, IL; tel: 312.665.7832
Date:
1900 – 1930
Materials:
Rubber, Fabric, Leather
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Gift Of Elizabeth Snell
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
J is for Japan ()
Maker/Donor
Snell, Elizabeth
Related Place
Japan