Pair of rivlins

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Postcard of Pair of rivlins.
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Pair of rivlins

These shoes, made in Shetland from cured and dried animal skins, are known as rivlins.

Rivlin, or shoe of untanned hide, from Shetland

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Online ID: 000-100-002-857-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.TA 2
Date: 18th or 19th century
Material: Hide, untanned
Hide, untanned
Dimensions: 250 mm L x 95 mm W
250 mm L x 95 mm W
What: ICOM Number: 7.75
ICOM Number: 7.75
Rivlin / shoe
Rivlin / shoe
Subject: Costume - boots and shoes (NMAS Classification)
Costume - boots and shoes (NMAS Classification)
Where: Scotland, Shetland
Scotland, Shetland
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