Ceremonial shoe made of feathers, compacted with b

Made:
1890-1920 in Australia

Ceremonial shoe made of feathers, compacted with blood, with upper of woven hair binding on sole, used by Kurdaitcha, Australia, 1890-1920, for tourists (?)

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A301075
Materials:
blood, feathers, emu and hair, human
type:
shoes
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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