Hedeby type 9 Turn Boot, 9th-10th C
Die Lederfunde von Haithabu – Von Willy Groenman-van Waatetinge 1984, page 32 fig 4
Spurensuche Haithabu – Kurt Schietzel 2014, page 217
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 edge butted seams and feature edge supporting stitching. The boot tops can be worn up or folded down.
The soles are 4-6 mm veg-tan cow hide, Hand sewn using the original method and have a triangular heal raiser. The boots are closed by a leather Thong.
Suitable for portrayal of a 9th – 10th C ‘European’ persona.
These shoes are accepted for use within:
The Vikings (NFPS)
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.