Pair of Nuba wooden pattens (shoes), Sudan, c 1890-1920.

Whicher, Adrian

Pair of Nuba wooden pattens (shoes), Sudan, c 1890-1920.
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

Description

These shoes are made in Sudan and thought by Nuba people to protect against infection pased on by the Guinea worm. They have an elongated toe on two wooden supports.

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