Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of getas (sandals)
  • China
  • pair of getas (sandals), late 1800s–1900
  • Where object was made: China
  • wood, plant fiber, leather, string
  • Object Height/Width/Length: each 7.5 x 10 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: each 2 15/16 x 3 7/8 x 7 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3455.a,b

The pair of sandals have wooden soles and two supports. The footbed is covered in rows of plant fiber. The "V" shaped strap that runs across the top of the foot is leather over string.