[Pair of white nylon straw waraji sandals, Hanalei, Kauai, 1986]
Gift of Barbara Kawakami
1 pair of waraji (straw sandals) : nylon, ribbon ; right 8.5 x 3 x 1 in., left 8 x 3 x 1 in.
Pair of waraji (traditional Japanese-style straw sandals) composed of white nylon straw woven around a bulrush framework with a pink ribbon tied at front toe loop between big toe and second toe. Long thong straps (right sandal 53 in., left sandal 51 in.) extend from toes thru two loops on each side of foot and at back of heel and are secured around calf. Left sandal is shorter than right side. Two pieces: right (A) and left (B) side.
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