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Waraji (sandals)

This is a Waraji (sandals). It was woven by Shonai Tagawa JA Fujishima Branch.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from NUNO Corporation as part of Scraps.

It is dated 2010. Its medium is hand-woven kibiso.

This object was donated by Tsuruoka City. It is credited Courtesy of Reiko Sudo and Tsuruoka Fabric Industry Cooperative.

  • Sling (Peru)
  • maguey fibers.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Marie Torrance Hadden.
  • 1947-31-1

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Dress (Argentina)
  • chaguar fiber (bromeliad family).
  • Museum purchase from Friends of Textiles Fund.
  • 2011-17-1
  • Knotted Chair Chair
  • H x W x D: 70.8 x 53.3 x 63.5 cm (27 7/8 x 21 x 25 in.).
  • Gift of Cappellini.
  • 2008-23-1

Its dimensions are

H x W (pair): 25.4 × 18.4 cm (10 × 7 1/4 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Scraps.

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