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[Denim tabi with automobile tire soles, Kona, Hawaii]

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[Denim tabi with automobile tire soles, Kona, Hawaii]
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tabi (Japanese socks)
L: 10.25 in, W: 4.0 in, H: 4.75 in

Kona, Hawaii, UNKNOWN


Gift of Barbara Kawakami


1 pair jika-tabi (Japanese style socks intended for outdoor use) : denim, tire, nail, rubber ; 10.5 x 4 x 4.75 in.

Denim jika-tabi with rubber sole from automobile tires and beige trim stiched to edges and nailed to sole; lined with beige cotton around ankle and burlap on bottom interior. Additional layers of rubber on heel. No split toe separation. Missing kohaze fasteners and thread loops.

Written in grease pencil or crayon on lining: 6.

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