Handmade Felted Vest - Blue with Flower

Handmade Felted Vest - Blue with Flower
Handmade Felted Vest - Blue with Flower
Handmade Felted Vest - Blue with Flower
Handmade Felted Vest - Blue with Flower
  • Handmade Felted Vest - Blue with Flower
  • Handmade Felted Vest - Blue with Flower
  • Handmade Felted Vest - Blue with Flower
  • Handmade Felted Vest - Blue with Flower

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. 

Kyrgyzstan boasts a unique natural environment, and the connection between the Kyrgyz and the land is reflected in their art. 
 
Felted Vest - Blue with Flower
 
Measurements
Height:
9.31
in
Width:
5.28
in
Depth:
3.10
in
Weight:
0.73
lb
Materials
Shipping information

The cost of your shipment will vary by the destination of the piece(s) and the size of the order. The shipment costs you see here are estimates. We will certainly transport your order in the most economic way possible, and will only charge for the actual amount of the shipping cost. Before finalizing your order, we should briefly discuss the best and most value-oriented way to ensure that you receive your order safe and sound.

Ship toDelivery MethodShipping Cost
North America
FedEx / DHL (5-14 days)
$88.00 USD

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About the artisan
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Kochkor, Kyrgyzstan
Master Shyrdak maker Mairam Omurzakova is a founding member of the Altyn Kol Women's Cooperative. In 1995, she hosted a delegation from the Swiss development organization Helvetas. Upon... Read more
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