Polish Highlander Folk Slippers - Kierpce

Posting ID : B1004775697
Date Posted : 2011-03-22
Category : Clothing Accessories

In the Podhale, Tatry mountain region of southern Poland, live the gorale (highlanders). Many of the highlanders in Podhale still commonly wear their distinctive folk costume, including the leather footwear called Kierpce. They are worn by both men and women. Kierpce with added soles and heels are made for outdoor use. This pair are made for indoor wear. They are similar to moccasins or ballet slippers or moccasins which have no added soles or heels, and are great for Polish dancing. The top and sides of the kierpce are highly decorated with brass findings and a buckle and feature extensive designs burned into the leather.
Size: 39 European (size 7 US men, or 8 1/2 US women). If you can see the ad, the item is still available.

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