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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP24 Feb 2020 10:13 p.m. PST

"The most ancient form of footwear in Rus (the territory of modern Russia) was porshni, shoes made from a piece of rawhide leather, usually of horse, pig or seal, sewed by hiderope. Porshni were used in Novgorod already in the end of the 10th beginning of the 11th century. There was similar footwear in Europe at that time. These shoes were popular in Russia till the beginning of the 20th century.

Lapti, basketry shoes made from bark or bast (inner bark of linden tree), were the most popular footwear in Rus. Firstly lapti are mentioned in the 10th century …"
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Andrew Preziosi25 Feb 2020 10:57 a.m. PST

Probably Stinks!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Feb 2020 11:14 a.m. PST



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