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Papa’s got new boots

Okay… I have to show off my new bottes sauvage. These were made by Mike Tharp and are a common French Canadian boot.  These were essentially a boot form of the oxhide shoe or soulier de boeuf.  This type of shoe was a European response to the Indian moccasin.  It is made with European tanned, heavy leather and with European leather sewing techniques, but with the shape and construction of a native moccasin.

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2 Responses to “Papa’s got new boots”

  1. David Shapiro says:

    I want a pair! How do I find those today?

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