raised sandal (sandal (clothing: footwear))

Raised sandal, paduka, made of wood, carved in the shape of a reclining male lion, with the head at the toe end. The features of the lion such as the mane, fur, feet and tail, are picked out in inlaid metal, possibly silver. The sandal has a toe knob made of turned ivory. Right shoe of a pair.

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