This simple felt vest is hand-made with the techniques used to make Shyrdak felt rugs in Kyrgyzstan. The Altyn Kol Cooperative works in the traditional style using methods that have been passed down from generation to generation. The vest features simple double-breasted design decorated with the yellow flower. On the back there is felted colorful butterfly. The vest is an ideal to wear in cold wet seasons. Made from natural felt it is very warm and practical.
Felt is made from local Kyrgyz wool through repeated hand-pressing. Together with Yurts, mountains and nomadic traditions, Felt is an iconographic material that makes up the literal fabric of this stunning country.