Swahili. <em>Pair of Clogs</em>, late 19th century. Wood, 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 10 1/5 in. (9.5 x 9.6 x 26.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1044a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1044a-b_threequarter_PS5.jpg)

Pair of Clogs


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 10 1/5 in. (9.5 x 9.6 x 26.7 cm)


Accession Number: 22.1044a-b

Image: CUR.22.1044a-b_threequarter_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden clogs shaped like the sole of a foot. The soles are supported by raised platforms at front and heel. Cylindrical toe grips are topped by rounded knobs. Linear and geometric engravings decorate top surfaces.

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