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Made from cowhide, this shoe sole has an elongated toe. Shoes of this type, known as 'poulaine', usually date from late 1100s to 1300s. Over 150 shoe soles were found in the moat during excavations at Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfries and Galloway from 1955-1966.
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Date Made
12th Century-14th Century
Period
Dimensions
249 x 86 x 5mm
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Accession No
CAER378

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