Pair of clogs

Tunisian
19th century


Object Place: Tunisia

Dimensions

10.6 x 8.5 x 25 cm (4 3/16 x 3 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.519a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood carving with leather and silk tufts and metal nails

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Openwork carved wood in stylized vegetative motifs on top and sides. Red morocco leather bands decorated with purple, yellow, green tufts of silk over insteps. Hollowed-out platform. Pointed toe. Small projection at heel.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection