... bearskin boots (I m not sure if they are split toed). Do you think those would be appropriate? They should be safe enough. Finding a pattern might beMessage 1 of 12 , Apr 16, 2004View Source--- In email@example.com, <RavenRux@C...> wrote:
> About footwear for combat:bearskin boots (I'm not sure if they are split toed). Do you think
> I've read that along the frontier, the warriors would often wear
those would be appropriate? They should be safe enough. Finding a
pattern might be difficult, as well as finding bearskin. (I've found
it before but it is very expensive).
>The real thing would not be safe. Smooth leather sole and a fur upper
may not be the best for SCA foot combat. They are not split toed either.
Hiraizumi-dono has a paragraph and a pic on his site under Misc. Armour:
Here are some more pics:
And a modified rubber boot pattern: