Sandal

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Sandals are an open type of footwear, consisting of a sole held to the wearer's foot by straps going over the instep and, sometimes, around the ankle.wikipedia
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Sandals are an open type of footwear, consisting of a sole held to the wearer's foot by straps going over the instep and, sometimes, around the ankle. The risk of developing athlete's foot is lower than with enclosed shoes, and the wearing of sandals may be part of the treatment regimen for such an infection.
The earliest known shoes are sagebrush bark sandals dating from approximately 7000 or 8000 BC, found in the Fort Rock Cave in the US state of Oregon in 1938.

Huarache (shoe)

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While the distinction between sandals and other types of footwear can sometimes be blurry (as in the case of huaraches—the woven leather footwear seen in Mexico, and peep-toe pumps), the common understanding is that a sandal leaves all or most of the foot exposed.
Huaraches (derived from Warachi, in Purépecha, indigenous language, singular huarache) are a type of Mexican sandal, Pre-Columbian in origin.

Papyrus

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The ancient Egyptians wore sandals made of palm tree-leaves and papyrus.
Apart from a writing material, ancient Egyptians employed papyrus in the construction of other artifacts, such as reed boats, mats, rope, sandals, and baskets.

Biblical sandals

In Ancient Levant sandals ("Biblical sandals") were made from non-processed leather and dry grass, and had strings or ropes made of simple, cheap materials.
Biblical sandals (סנדלים תנ"כיים, sandalim tanakhim), also called Tanakhi sandals and Khugistic sandals (סנדלים חוגיסטיים, sandalim ḥugistim), are sandals consisting of a sole with two leather ligaments that pass across the foot, and one around the heel. The leather is usually brown or black. The Biblical sandals are the classic model of leading sandals manufacturers in Israel.

Boot

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baxea), a sandal made of willow leaves, twigs, or fibres worn by comic actors and philosophers; and the cothurnus, a boot sandal that rose above the middle of the leg, worn principally by tragic actors, horsemen, hunters, and by men of rank and authority.
Early boots consisted of separate leggings, soles, and uppers worn together to provide greater ankle protection than shoes or sandals.

Footwear

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Sandals are an open type of footwear, consisting of a sole held to the wearer's foot by straps going over the instep and, sometimes, around the ankle.

Athlete's foot

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The risk of developing athlete's foot is lower than with enclosed shoes, and the wearing of sandals may be part of the treatment regimen for such an infection.
Some of these include keeping the feet dry, clipping toenails short; using a separate nail clipper for infected toenails; using socks made from well-ventilated cotton or synthetic moisture wicking materials (to soak moisture away from the skin to help keep it dry); avoiding tight-fitting footwear, changing socks frequently; and wearing sandals while walking through communal areas such as gym showers and locker rooms.

Flip-flops

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Flip-flops are a type of sandal, typically worn as a form of casual wear.

Geta (footwear)

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They are a kind of sandal with an elevated wooden base held onto the foot with a fabric thong to keep the foot well above the ground.

Edward Carpenter

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In his autobiography Edward Carpenter told how sandals came to be made in England:
He asked Harold Cox to send him a pair of sandals from India, and used this pair as a template to begin making sandals at Millthorpe.

Caligae

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Caligae (Latin; singular caliga) are heavy-soled hobnailed military sandal-boots known for being issued to Roman legionary soldiers and auxiliaries throughout the Roman Republic and Empire.

Jipsin

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Jipsin are Korean traditional sandals made of straw.

Patten (shoe)

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In appearance, they may resemble contemporary clogs or sandals, but though historical usage was apparently not always consistent, the term now is used only to describe protective overshoes worn over another pair of shoes.

Waraji

Waraji are sandals made from straw rope that in the past were the standard footwear of the common people in Japan.

Wörishofer

Wörishofer is a type of orthpaedic ladies' sandal made in Bad Wörishofen.

Zōri

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Zōri are flat and thonged Japanese sandals made of rice straw or cloth, lacquered wood, leather, rubber, or, most commonly, synthetic materials.

Socks and sandals

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The earliest evidence of wearing socks and sandals is documented at the archaeological site between Dishforth and Leeming in North Yorkshire, England.

Birkenstock

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The company sells Birkenstocks, a German brand of sandals, and other shoes notable for their contoured cork and rubber footbeds (soles), which conform somewhat to the shape of their wearers' feet.

Slipper

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Foot

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Sandals are an open type of footwear, consisting of a sole held to the wearer's foot by straps going over the instep and, sometimes, around the ankle. While the distinction between sandals and other types of footwear can sometimes be blurry (as in the case of huaraches—the woven leather footwear seen in Mexico, and peep-toe pumps), the common understanding is that a sandal leaves all or most of the foot exposed.

Ankle

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Sandals are an open type of footwear, consisting of a sole held to the wearer's foot by straps going over the instep and, sometimes, around the ankle.

Fashion

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People may choose to wear sandals for several reasons, among them comfort in warm weather, economy (sandals tend to require less material than shoes and are usually easier to construct), and as a fashion choice.

Therapy

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The risk of developing athlete's foot is lower than with enclosed shoes, and the wearing of sandals may be part of the treatment regimen for such an infection.