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Pair of Embroidered Shoes from Siwa, Egypt

Embroidered shoe from Siwa, Egypt. Embroidered shoe from Siwa, Egypt. Courtesy Textile Research Centre, Leiden, acc. no. TRC 1997.0277a-b.

The Textile Research Centre (TRC), Leiden, houses a pair of hand embroidered shoes from the Siwa oasis, Egypt. Localled called srabin, the shoes date to the late twentieth century.

TRC online catalogue (retrieved 3 October 2016).


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