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Saturday, July 2, 2011
This is a pair of wooden clogs, which was being used around early 19th century or even earlier than that. The size of this clogs are big which means the people back then have bigger and stronger feet. The toe lock was made from silver and it was taken to confirmed by a silver smith.
The clogs were originated from the Baba Nyonya culture and it was adapted by the Indians. This clog indicates that it was from a wealthy individual. To proof that, the silver toe lock. The condition of this pair of clog is in good condition. It was bought in Penang from an antique seller. There is no indication of markings on it.