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Re: [Authentic_SCA] Re: Interesting news for Shoe-makers

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  • Chris Laning
    ... I would love to hear from anyone (e-mail me off list, please) who is motivated to make a replica of this shoe -- or the Ötzi shoe -- and its grass
    Message 1 of 4 , Jun 10, 2010
      On Jun 10, 2010, at 10:20 AM, porcelenhanc wrote:

      >> I gave links to an NPR site on FB yesterday:
      >> http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127627752&sc=fb&cc=fp
      >> It has an illo that gives a closer look at the stitching. Christie
      >> Ward pointed it out.
      >>
      >> Cheers, Folo
      >> www.micelfolcland.org
      >>
      >
      > After reading these articles I thought that the grass stuffed inside
      > the shoe could also have been used for cushioning or perhaps even a
      > sort of arch support. Walking on rocks without something to cushion
      > one's feet could be painful.


      I would love to hear from anyone (e-mail me off list, please) who is
      motivated to make a replica of this shoe -- or the Ötzi shoe -- and
      its grass stuffing, and donate it to a museum exhibit.

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      + Kingdom of the West - Chris Laning <claning@...>
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