Ottoman Wooden Hamman Shoes
19th c. Wooden hamman shoes inlaid with silver and mother of pearl. These elegant and popular elevated shoes for women were used in public baths (hamman) since Roman times. The shoes were an important part of the cultures of the Ottoman empire.
Circa: 19th Century
Material: Wood, mother-of-pearl, metal, leather, metallic thread
Dimensions: 3.25" x 9.75" x 4.25"
Inventory number: WR3662
This pair of mother of pearl inlaid Ottoman wooden stilt shoes are a fine example of what woman would wear after their baths.