A pair of 20th century Ottoman Algeria mother-of-pearl inlaid wood womens shoes. 
from batashoemuseum.ca
The qabqab is a traditional women’s shoe of the Ottoman Empire. An intricately inlaid wooden clog designed to be worn to and from the bath house, the kabkab can be over six inches in height, and keeps the wearer’s feet clean and away from the heated floors.

A pair of 20th century Ottoman Algeria mother-of-pearl inlaid wood womens shoes. 

from batashoemuseum.ca

The qabqab is a traditional women’s shoe of the Ottoman Empire. An intricately inlaid wooden clog designed to be worn to and from the bath house, the kabkab can be over six inches in height, and keeps the wearer’s feet clean and away from the heated floors.

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