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Unknown artist, Ottoman Turkish, Women’s bathing shoes (kabkabs), late 19th Century, Bequest of Lyra Brown Nickerson

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Ottoman Turkish

Women’s bathing shoes (kabkabs)

Unknown artist, Ottoman Turkish
late 19th Century
Women’s bathing shoes (kabkabs)
Wood with mother-of-pearl inlay; straps of metallic yarn and silk compound weave stitched to cotton plain weave and fastened with brass tacks
Length: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 inches)
Bequest of Lyra Brown Nickerson 16.201

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