Haithabu Shoe (c.9th-10th Centuries)


Based on a shoe found in Haithabu (Hedeby), Germany. There were 117 different types of shoe found there, most of which were made from goatskin. In general, this shoe is similar to both the Wedelspang Bog Shoe and Anglo-Scandinavian Shoe, Type 3.

This design is based on a description found in Roesdahl.

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Footwear of the Middle Ages - Historical Shoe Designs/Number 66, by I. Marc Carlson. Copyright 1998
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