Chuviaks (Russia, Ossetia). Previously, this type of footwear was worn by bosth men and women of the poeples of the Caucasus and Minor Asia. Made from buffalo skin, bulls and other animals. Cut out a piece of leather that matches the size of his feet, and, having made a loop and tied up with leather straps, in the manned of bast shoes that were worn with knitted socks. Osetia, Russia, 21st. Cent.