Felt (namad, in Farsi) has accompanied the lives of nomads in a vast geographical area, including Turkmenistan, Iran, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan, for thousands of years.

FELT is a material produced by process of felting, the entanglement of animal fiber in all directions, appropriately done to form a soft and homogeneous mass. The technique was originally devised in nomadic communities of Central Asia , spreading toward China and the Greek world well before the 3rd century B.C.E., but for a long time confined to the Asian continent. It was in the wake of the avant-garde movements’ attraction to the so-called ‘primitive’ arts that the archaic and mysterious character of the patterns of felts aroused the interest of artists, collectors and interior designers.

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