Shoemaker

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by Kiat Teo

Jipsin are Korean traditional sandals made of straw. Koreans have worn straw sandals since ancient times. In the Joseon period (July 1392 – October 1897) , jipsin were worn mostly by commoners, working farmers, and scholars while on outings.

Location: Seoul, Korea

 

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