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Simple Felt Bag - Blue with Flower

Simple Felt Bag - Blue with Flower
Simple Felt Bag - Blue with Flower
Simple Felt Bag - Blue with Flower
  • Simple Felt Bag - Blue with Flower
  • Simple Felt Bag - Blue with Flower
  • Simple Felt Bag - Blue with Flower

This simple felt bag 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 item features simple but eye-catching design. The bag is decorated with the flower and has two short handles. Inside there is only one big compartment without any pockets. The color of the item is blue.


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. Before forced collectivisation in the 1930s, Kyrgyz nomads roamed the high altitude pastures with their flocks of sheep and yaks, living in decorative felt yurts. The traditional designs were symbollic of daily and cultural life – sitting drinking horsemilk, watching eagles, the importance of wolves, horses, sheep and yaks. 
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)
$50.00 USD

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About the artisan
Mairam Omurzakova - Felt Shyrdak Rugs Artisan from Kyrgyzstan
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 entering... Read more
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