Footwear from Himachal

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Pulla are handwoven shoes made from bark of trees or grass for treading on the snow. They are worn by local people mainly in hilly village areas. Bright weaves on top of its shoe makes it a striking bedroom slipper. These were originally made from hemp, marijuana stem fibers, but after the ban on cultivation, alternative material is being used. But with the jute base, its impossible to even walk on water and takes days to dry off, if wet.

 

 

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