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Wooden clogs

Place details: SE ASIA. Philippines / Manila . Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Wood Plant / Animal Leather Skin / Metal / ?. Processes: Carved / Stamped / Nailed / ?. Dimensions: L = 225 mm Field Collector: John Fiot Lee Pearse Maclear HMS Flying Fish When Collected: 1885 Other Owners: John Fiot Lee Pearse Maclear Julia Maclear PRM Source: Julia Maclear Acquired: Donated September 1909

KEYWORD: Clog / Shoe / CLASS: Clothing Footgear / ?.

Object description: with a stamped leather upper formed of two side pieces joined along the toe with thong but open at the squared off toe end. A narrow black strip of leather is nailed on right round the edge and over the brown upper. The soles are shaped long and narrow, under the instep is a deep hollow and another from it scooping out under the toe slightly which is curved off up to its end

Research notes: Maclear was serving on HMS Flying Fish between 1883 and 1887 [AP 2/2/2001]