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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
denim
tire
nail
rubber

Kona, Hawaii, UNKNOWN

(2004.1.67)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

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.

Inscription
Written in grease pencil or crayon on lining: 6.

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