Britta Womens Combat Boot in Hmong Embroidery And Indigo Batik

$100

Britta Womens Combat Boot in Hmong Embroidery And Indigo Batik

US 9/EU 40 | Hmong | orange indigo
Britta, mid calf women's combat boot in colorful Hmong embroidery on deep indigo batik.

A softer side to the combat boot, every pair unique.

Embroidered front lace Hmong natural indigo batik cotton uppers
Cotton insole & lining
1"/2.5 cm heel
3"/8.9 cm wide tongue
11"/ 28 cm tall shaft
Side zip for easy on off
14"/35.6 cm top circumference

Created with repurposed Laos embroidery, this piece was formally the bottom trim of a women's skirt.

The Hmong are an ancient tribe of mountain people who migrated from China in the mid 19th century in search of freedom and a land of their own. Many of the Hmong migrated to the mountainous regions of Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.
Fine needlework has always been a source of great pride to Hmong women. Brightly colored embellishments on traditional clothing created for celebrations including their New Year, marriages, births and other important events. Cross stitch, embroidery and batik as well as other techniques are used to create these wearable works of art.

Siamese Dream Design takes beautiful original ethnic textiles and re-purposes them into modern fashion and home decor items.
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