Sedge shoes with soles woven by using four core ropes. Tough stems were used for the cords so that outer edges were trengthened, and basswood was coiled to the top straps at the front and the back for fastening. The center of the soles was decorated with one red and one green line.


  • Title: Sedge Shoes
  • Date Created: 1801/1900
  • Location Created: Korea
  • Physical Dimensions: L. 23.5 cm, W. 6 cm
  • Provenance: Shoes from Joseon Dynasty
  • Type: Shoes
  • Photographer: Jung-youp, HAN
  • Rights: The Chang Budeok Memorial Gallery of Ewha Womans University Museum
  • Medium: Sedge

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