This pair of a young girl's geta (sandals) is made of orange lacquered wood with a painted floral design in brown and gold. The shoes are painted as mirror images, with blue and gold curves on one side and a circular design with blue petals on other. They have tan and orange velveteen thonged straps. The arch of the shoes on the bottom is painted black.
Geta are a form of traditional Japanese footwear that resembles both clogs and flip-flops. They are a kind of sandal with an elevated wooden base held onto the foot with a fabric thong to keep the foot well above the ground. They are worn with traditional Japanese clothing such as kimono or yukata, and also with Western clothing during the summer. Sometimes geta are worn in rain or snow to keep the feet dry, due to their extra height compared to other shoes footwear, such as zori (flat, thonged footwear).