Footwear, dancing clogs; unknown maker; 1913; MT1993.13.1

Name/Title

Footwear, dancing clogs

About this object

Clogs; a pair of handmade wooden dancing clogs worn by Nan Taylor who was a competitive highland dancer c1910-1915. Steel tap plates are built into the heels. Nan's married name was Willcocks.

Maker

unknown maker

Maker Role

Shoemaker

Date Made

1913

Period

1910s

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

Processed material, leather.
Processed material, wood,
Processed materials, alloy, brass.

Inscription and Marks

A circular last mark is on the sole of the clog, and a 6 is indented on the right clog instep.

Technique

handmade

Measurements

h 100mm x l 123mm x w 70mm (each shoe)
small.

Subject and Association Keywords

clothing/fashion/costume/dress

Subject and Association Keywords

sport/recreation/leisure

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

footwear

Object number

MT1993.13.1

Rights

All rights reserved

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