Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of women's shoes
  • unknown Hawazma maker
  • pair of women's shoes, 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Kadugli, Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan
  • rubber
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 7 x 8.5 x 25 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/4 x 3 3/8 x 9 13/16 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3253.a,b

The pair of rubber shoes are molded into a form similar to ballet flats. The upper is molded to look like a hexagonal weave, with small holes in the center of each six-pointed star.

These were made in China and purchased in Kadugli Market (5-20-14 JS).