shoe (footwear)

One of a pair of shoes, juttis, for a bridegroom, made of pink camel leather decorated with embroidery in various colours using an ari, mainly in chain stitch. A separate strip of leather wrapped in bands of thread connects the toe to the top of the upper, where it is finished with a pink woollen pompom. India.

Collected from the maker by the donor in Hodka, Gujarat, November 2014.

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