Asel Doll with Hat
This playful doll comes from Central Asia comes from artisans that design and create items inspired by their local traditions. Many of the Kyrgyz products use felted wool that was traditionally used by the nomadic tribes to cover their yurts (portable, tent-like homes) and to make rugs, hats, and slippers for warmth. Today the Kyrgyz women use felt for home accessories, jewelry, ornaments, and dolls.
This doll is named after one of the artisans that works with Master's Handicrafts - Asel.
Outfits might vary in color and style. 13" Tall