These are my Mom's wooden
They are 75 years old.
This picture touches my heart knowing my
mom wore them as a little girl.
The colors of this picture enhance that feeling.
My daughter matted and framed this picture and it's hanging in her house in America.
These clogs are hanging on the fence of my
House Boat in Holland.
(I probably will paint them)
My Mom' lives in a rural part of Holland, where people used to wear wooden shoes when I was a kid.
At Grandma's (Oma) my children (now 24, 26) wore clogs too.
I have a row of different sizes wooden shoes next to my American door, all worn by my kids in Holland.
They kept your feet dry and warm while walking on the clay soil.
Good old times.
Here is a Youtube video how clogs are
made in the Netherlands:
This hand craft can't be done commercially and that's why it's slowly dying out.
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