Felt rugs

Felt rugs are made of matted wool which becomes felt because of moisture, heat and pressure. Nomads in Persia, Anatolia, Central Asia and East Turkestan have lived in tents made of felt.

19th century Uzbek felt rug. Exhibitor Ron Hort
19th century Uzbek felt rug. Exhibitor Ron Hort
Felt bellows bag made in Uzbekistan
Felt bellows bag made in Uzbekistan