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[Multicolored yarn and straw zori, Hanalei, Kauai, 1985]

Tasaka, Kenichi

[Multicolored yarn and straw zori, Hanalei, Kauai, 1985]
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L: 8.5 in, W: 3.25 in

Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii, 1985


Gift of Barbara Kawakami


1 pair of zori (slippers) : straw, yarn ; each, 8.5 x 3.25 in.

Slippers composed of multicolored yarn and straw woven around a bulrush framework with green fabric toe loops anchoring twisted straw and yarn straps to front of sandal; green fabric and straw weave at heel. Two pieces: right (A) and left (B) side.

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