Mera dil hai Tajikistani..? Part 3

Cultural, Creative Industries

Mera dil hai Tajikistani..? Part 3

McComb, Jessie F.

This is the third and final installment in a series of articles about my recent trip to Tajikistan for a craft sector assessment.

Although Pamiri houses look small and stout from the outside, the main room inside is often large and airy.

Raw wool from local sheep is also used to create beautiful felt rugs and wall hangings. The wool shown here has been cleaned and dyed and is ready to be arranged into a pattern for a rug.

Using a newly learned cut-felt technique artisans in the Pamir Mountains are beginning to create new felt products with innovative designs. This vibrant pick and cream pil...

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