Boots

These boots were made by the Uzbek people in northern Afghanistan. The method in which they are crafted stems from the long Central-Asian tradition of making silk-embroidered leather footwear, horse covers and bags. They are worn both indoors and outdoors. In bad weather, they are usually slipped inside heavy leather overshoes.


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    Asia: Central Asia, Uzbekistan or Asia: Central Asia, Afghanistan, Northern Afghanistan

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    Asia: Central Asia, Afghanistan, Northern Afghanistan

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    Asia: Central Asia, Afghanistan, Northern Afghanistan

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What does your indoor footwear look like and how does it compare to these boots?

responded: Sep 18, 2011

Posted by Amy Tahmizian

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My indoor footwear is a pair of slippers very similar to these boots. They have the same simple flat sole and straight rise around the leg. My slippers, however, are not as detailed as these boots. My slippers are just one solid colour with prints all over them. These boots must have been hand woven and used a lot of different coloured thread. Also the soles on my slippers are just simple plastic, where as these boots have leather soles.

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