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In Other Shoes – Finnish reindeer shoes

About these comfy looking shoes, S. L. Tuxen wrote: “Laplandic shoes. Reindeer shoes from Finland. Bought in a store in Taka-Lappi, Svalo (69° N) in Northern Finland, August 1th 1947 in exchange for 500 mark. According to Valentin Jensen (1957) the shoes are slightly touristy […]

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moesgaard museum, de etnografiske samlinger, ethnography, collections, museum, aarhus, denmark, tuxen, shoes, finland

In Other Shoes – Finnish Naever Shoes

Did you ever buy a new pair of shoes, but never actually wear them because they were just too uncomfortable? We guess shoe collector S. L. Tuxen did! About these beautiful, but probably quite nasty to wear, shoes Tuxen wrote: “Finnish naever shoes in birch […]

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