Hedeby type 10 Turn Boot, 9th-10th C
We are delighted to offer for sale these close copies of the original boots.
The uppers are made from 2-2.5mm Veg tan cow hide, joined by hand sewn lapped vamp seam.
The soles are 4-6 mm veg-tan cow hide, Hand sewn using the original method (grain/flesh & tunnel Stitch) and have a heal raiser.
The boots are closed by a leather Thong. Perfect for portraying a Viking.
Suitable for portrayal of a 9th – 10th C ‘European’ persona.
These shoes are officially certified & encouraged for use by:
Many other Groups and Societies also accept these for use, if in doubt please check with your group/society Authenticity/Provenance Officer or refer to your kit Guides. If you would like to add your Group or Society to the above list please let us know.
Die Lederfunde von Haithabu – Von Willy Groenman-van Waatetinge 1984, page 32 fig 4
Spurensuche Haithabu – Kurt Schietzel 2014, page 217