Story: Dutch

Wooden clog (2nd of 3)

Wooden clog

Clogs were traditionally used by the Dutch as overshoes for working outside. This clog was one of a pair that Adriana Pieters may have brought with her to wear on her husband’s farm in New Zealand.

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Private collection, Swarbrick family
Photograph by Nancy Swarbrick

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How to cite this page:

Redmer Yska, 'Dutch - First arrivals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 July 2022)

Story by Redmer Yska, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 May 2016