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pair of bakya (shoes)
  • Philippines
  • pair of bakya (shoes), late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Philippines
  • wood, cloth, metal
  • Object Height/Width/Length: each 5.5 x 7 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: each 2 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 4 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3451.a,b
Label Text

The pair of slip on shoes have wooden soles and a cloth vamp. The cloth is light brown, with a blue strip across the front edged with red. There is a dark brown strip where the cloth meets the wooden sole where it is nailed in place. They have small heels.