Early Burras from Uruapan

Some very thick leather shoes. They would last a remarkably long time under the worst conditions.

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I have posted about the traditional Mexican Burra Footwear already a couple of times on this blog and consider Burras another fascinating area of footwear research. These Burras I was lucky to photograph also at the Bata Museum in Toronto, their origins are from the 1950’s Uruapan area of Mexico. Although I have never seen a similar Burra design during my research in Mexico.

IMG_4433SML   Mexican Burras, Burras

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About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee musician ... mostly
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One Response to Early Burras from Uruapan

  1. jtxmisc says:

    is good artikel Thank you so much , Adwin

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