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  • Valenki, traditional Russian winter footwear

    Valenki are traditional Russian winter footwear. Made of sheep’s wool, these warm felt boots have been worn by generations of Russians. For centuries they shod the feet of peasants and tsars. Valenki literally means, “made by felting”. Valenki are not […] More

  • Double-knit Socks of Timok region, Serbia

    With a variety of ornamental motifs, imaginative styling and colourfulness, traditional double-knit socks are a prominent representative of folk art. With a rich collection of double-knit socks, the Knjaževac Heritage Museum preserves a unique manuscript of material and an album […] More