"They wore homemade dresses and huaraches cobbled up out of leather scraps and rawhide"
Huaraches for sale in Oaxaca, Mexico
GNU Free Documentation LicenseHuaraches for sale in Oaxaca, Mexico - Credit: Alejandro Linares Garcia

Huaraches are a type of Mexican sandal, traditionally made from hand-woven leather.

The origins are unknown, but there are clear links in their design with similar Pre-Columbian sandals depicted in ancient codices.