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In Other Shoes – Chinese Silk Shoes

Have a look at these beautiful Chinese Silk Shoes! Notice the delicately embroidered birds – they just make me want to fly away. Next stop: China! Who’s in? // Emma Louise Pedersen Photo: © 2007 Photo/Media Department of Moesgaard Museum. Byline portrait: © 2015 Line Beck, lbmfotografi.wix.com  

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In Other Shoes – Mexican Sandals

“Mexican sandals. Given to me on February 22nd 1958 by professor F. Bonet, Mexico D.F. The Spanish-Mexican name for sandals is “huaranches”. The soles are made of leather and the rest are straps, braided in a particular way. On the left sandal there is an […]

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In Other Shoes – Icelandic “Rodskor”

Resembling the very first pair of shoes Tuxen collected, Icelandic shoes took up a spacial place in his final collection: Icelandic “rodskor”. Given to me on October 10th, 1957, by Mrs. Gudrun Bjørnsdottir, Reykjavik, who made them for me from a piece of tanned catfish skin. These are coloured […]

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In Other Shoes – Faroese cow skin shoes

Imagine walking through the beautiful green fields of Mykines in these traditional shoes! “Faroese cow skin shoes. Stud.mag. Arne Nørrevang procured them in July 1957 in exchange for 5 Danish kroner. They are made at Mykines by an old man, accustomed to the tradition, even […]

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