Replica of a pair of sandals like those worn by a Jewish Polish family in hiding
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Evelyn Romanowsky Ripp
Replica of the type of sandals worn by Evelyn Romanowsky, her sister and her father in the forests around Lachva, Poland (now Lakhva, Belarus). They were called lapti and were made from the reed bark and worn over cloth bindings wrapped with strings and wound around the foot and leg.
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