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Galician type of footwear is made generally of a piece of wood. Were used and are still used to rurral areas in the north of Spain (Galicia, Asturias, Catabria and […]
Punjabi Jutta – leather shoes, popular in Punjabi, stitched by hand. Punjabi Jutta worn by both men and women, the shape of shoes for women is slightly different, but in […]
Khussa – handmade footwear from North India and other South Asian countries. Local manufacturing khussa art, which is more than 5,000 years, is gradually fading. Masters, who are engaged in […]
Simple Vietnamese shoes are not worn on holidays , but sandals made of bamboo are. Noble residents of the capital city of Hue wore these shoes, commoners were prohibited from […]
China has diverse customs and styles as regards its traditional dress culture, and the abundance and variety of Chinese footwear justifies its being singled out from other items of apparel […]
Andalucia. Flamenco shoes – closed toe and heel, on a stable heel with a strap that secures the ankle. The emergence of flamenco shoes is directly connected with musical and dance […]
It is the name of India’s oldest, most quintessential ceremonial footwear. It is little more than a sole with a post and knob, which is engaged between the big and […]
Handmade wedding cloth shoes. Yao (JSC) (Chinese 瑶族, Pinyin: Yáo zú, Vietnam. Người Dao) – a group of people living in the territory of China (Guangdong, Hunan and Guangxi Zhuang […]
Serbian traditional shoes with a slightly upturned noses made exclusively homemade from skin. Serbia, 20th cent.
Soles of Mojari are made of treated skin of buffalo, cow and/or camel, also with leather or textile upper part. Although Modjari traditionally are worn in Rajasthan, some varieties can […]
Wood and leather. 21st cent. Nazarre, Portugal.
These are hand made of brown leather and are gathered around foot. They are tied to the feet with a long narrow strip. The traditional peasant sandals are worn by […]
Traditional Latvian hard leather shoes. The shoes were worn by male and female.
Spanish traditional summer shoes. Fabric, rope-soled shoes made of natural materials. Spain, 20th cen
Traditional hard leather boots. Worn by the Highlanders and are widely used in the Carpathians and the Balkans. Poland, 20th cent.
Soft leather shoes without backs, usually embossed with morocco (maroquin). National footwear in Morocco, common in other countries of north-west Africa.
Lapti are the traditional bast shoes of the Russian peasants. The word lapti apparently originated from the word “lapa”, which meant “foot” in old times, and now means paw. Until […]