Shoemaking in the city of Kahramanmaraş Kahramanmaraş i̇li̇nde ayakkabi yapimi

ÖZDEMİR H. M., Kayabaşi N.

Milli Folklor, vol.9, no.66, pp.75-81, 2005 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 66
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Journal Name: Milli Folklor
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.75-81
  • Keywords: Handcrafts, Leather, Shoe, Shoemaking
  • Ankara Haci Bayram Veli University Affiliated: No


Shoemaking, a means of satisfying one of the basic needs of human beings for thousands of years, is still carried on as a handcraft by craftsmen in Kahramanmaraş. In this study, the raw materials, production techniques, and tools employed in the production of various shoe types in Kahramanmaraş, where shoes are still produced with great manual effort, have been examined.