AB 895 s3


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AB 895 s3

This very formal pair of zori (sandals) are made of five layers of board covered in orange, blue, and gold silk. The thonged toe straps are orange and gold and attached in a v-shape. The top layer of the zori has a geometric design in orange, white, and gold. They would have been worn inside with tabi socks.

Zori sandals are traditional Japanese footwear that are flat and have a thong strap. They are typically made of straw, cloth, lacquered wood, leather, or synthetic materials. They are similar to flip-flops (which first appeared as rubber imitations of zori) and are worn with traditional clothing, particularly with formal kimono, though modern zori are also worn in the summertime.


Donated by Mrs. Edric Eldridge, 1943.
AB 895 s3 Zori