Irish Slipper (pre-10th Century?)

"Lucas, Type 4"

"Ballyhagan shoe"

This pucker type of shoe is made generally of a single piece of rawhide and sewn with a lace of hide 6-7 mm wide.

This design is based on a description found in Lucas and Hald.

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Footwear of the Middle Ages - Historical Shoe Designs/Number 56, by I. Marc Carlson. Copyright 1996,1998
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