Pair of Sandals Date: century Geography: Made in, Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Palm leaf with the inner sole made of strips, the lower sole in basket weave, and the straps plaited MET MUSEUM
In 2004 Czech researcher Dr. Petr Hlavacek from Tomas Bata University, made a number of replicas to determine how well the shoes functioned. After a 12 mile distance to the glacier where Otzi was found., Hlavacek said that the grass worked very wel
grass twined overshoe made by Central Yup'ik weaver
Shoe, Hallstatt salt mine, Hallstatt culture, VII-V centuries, BCE
kenttäpullo, 1800-luvun puoliväli, Turun museokeskus
Rush shoes - plaited and twined
Russia | Traditional vintage bast shoes from the countryside | 19th century
Sandals, BC Egypt, MFA Boston These are teeny tiny. They must have been for a child or a very small woman.
Sandals of Stephen III, These are most likely alpargatas (espadrilles) made of esparto grass rope.
These shoes are called "Giraffe WALKS" and are breathable, fashionable and eco-friendly.