Heukhye made of black velvet. White leather was used for the toplines, lining, and inner heel caps. No cotton flannel or fur was put on the insoles so as to reveal the white leather. The front and back of the soles were nailed with seven hobnails each.


  • Title: Black Shoes for Men
  • Date Created: 1801/1900
  • Location Created: Korea
  • Physical Dimensions: L. 25 cm, W. 7 cm
  • Provenance: Shoes from Joseon Dynasty
  • Type: Shoes
  • Photographer: Jung-youp, HAN
  • Rights: The Chang Budeok Memorial Gallery of Ewha Womans University Museum
  • Medium: Velvet, Leather

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