Namaksin, or wooden clogs made of basswood. The shoes are red and glossy, having been varnished with lacquer along with red dye. The sleek, curved tip makes for an impressive design while two long lines are engraved from the tips to the side of the shoes.


  • Title: Clogs
  • Date Created: 1801/1900
  • Location Created: Korea
  • Physical Dimensions: L. 27.8 cm, W. 8.5 cm
  • Provenance: Shoes from Joseon Dynasty
  • Type: Shoes
  • Photographer: Jung-youp, HAN
  • Rights: Ewha Womans University Museum
  • Medium: Basswood

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