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Deerskin Shoes

unknownRepublic of Korea/Joseon Dynasty

National Folk Museum of Korea

National Folk Museum of Korea

This is a pair of deerskin shoes with a low outer rim. The outer surface is made of deerskin while the inner part is lined with fabric made of animal fur. The toe-cap and the heel were occasionally decorated with dyed deerskin in a wave-like motif called taesa motif. It was generally worn by middle-aged people or elders of the upper class.

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Details

  • Title: Deerskin Shoes
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date Created: Republic of Korea/Joseon Dynasty
  • Location: 한국
  • Physical Dimensions: Length 26 Breadth 8
  • Type: Clothing/Shoes/Women's Shoes/Shoes/Deerskin Shoes
  • Medium: Skin and hair

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