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In other shoes: Indonesian sandals

Here at The Ethnographic Collections, we have the most wonderful collection of shoes. They were collected by Søren Ludvig Tuxen, zoologist, and a bit of a shoe fetishist. Since the beginning of this blog, we have featured a wide selection of his shoes, from the […]

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Headdress – Pakistan

In line with the aesthetic variety as offered by Tuxen’s shoe collection, headwear comes in a myriad of cross-cultural shapes, sizes, and colours! And although it might not reveal itself as such at first sight, this garment is actually meant to be worn atop the head – more specifically a Pakistani […]

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