These wonderful leather shoes are authentic opanak. They are classic peasant shoes that have traditionally been worn in southeastern Europe. This particular pair of opanak are circa 1800s.They are made of thick leather and over time have hardened and have a nice patina. Shoes are hand-stitched and show the tip of the foot turned up typical. A magnificent piece of European history. These antique shoes are purposes displaying only leather hardened in solid condition.
The style is historical and primitive.