Agata velvet Friulane
Agata velvet Friulane for Woman. Friulane shoes are the exclusive and unique velvet slippers handcrafted in Friuli Venezia Giulia like the old tradition.
Friulane for Woman with anti-slip rubber sole. Upper hem cream color, inferior hem light orange.
This original scarpets are really refined and suitable also for the external use thanks to high quality materials: velvet, sole and upper shoe are carefully selected and cut.
Bronze velvet in 100% cotton from Italian production. Internal cotton sole.
This pair of friulane coming from local craftmanship requires a lot of manual steps just like the original scarpets which in old times a lot of women were able to produce. Friulane are characterized by a refined handmade stitching for bounding the upper shoe to the sole.
Please select your size from the drop down menù or contact our Customer care La Cort for any question. In case of mid size, we suggest to order a bigger size.
Possible imperfections or minor differences of the product compared to the photo, indicate the high craftsmanship of a handmade product.
Nowadays there are only few artisans specialized in making slippers, here called scarpets or friulane, because a typical product of this Region. The production, both in the classic velvet style and in the more actual coloured models, is characterized from a handcrafted manufacture and high quality materials.
Main characteristic of friulane or furlane is a special production that does not require any glue, because the sole is bound to the upper shoe by a difficult and precise needlecraft, the same of the original tradition. The result of this manual technique is a pair of shoes, unique, comfortable and flexible.
Until mid of XX century, scarpets have been the typical shoes of the mountain region of Friuli, Carnia. The original product is a plat shoe, with no heel, made of velvet or fabric and a sole realized with a lot of fabric layers, seemed together with twine. All family was involved in this manual manufacturing and used this special shoes. Depending on place and of the historical time, some characteristics changed, like tip size and shape.
In the past, during summer, women are used to move to Venice for selling their creations: this is why this typical shoes arrived in Venetian area and became the famous shoe used from gondoliers and called veneziane, papusse and others names. Usually this shoes are more weak than the furlane.