Anglo-Scandinavian Staeppescoh or Slipper

"Type 1"
(10th-11th Centuries)
The typology is based on that used by Carlisle, although any errors in the interpretation here are likely to be mine. This one-piece-shoe from Jorvik generally resembles to the Lembecksburg Fohr Slipper.

This is a turnshoe. There is no upper binding stitch, except perhaps at the instep.

Sewing is most generally done with a 1 mm, or so, "thread" of leather lacing.

This design is based on a description found in Carlisle.

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Footwear of the Middle Ages - Historical Shoe Designs/Number 3, by I. Marc Carlson. Copyright 1996
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