İdil Sanat ve Dil Dergisi
Cilt 4, Sayı 15  Kış 2015  (ISSN: 2146-9903, E-ISSN: 2147-3056)
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Felt is described as a type of very thick warpless cloth, made by compressing wool in various ways without weaving, came up by humans’ covering up and sheltering needs against natural conditions in the first ages. Turkish nomads made ornaments and the objects they use completely from the wools derived from the animals raised by them. Wool allowed them to produce everything required for them. Felt has developed specificly in Middle Asia and oldest samples of felt are also found in there. Turkic tribes, which went towards west from the regions called as “Felt Land” by Chinese, has brought felt art with themselves and provided continuance of this art in an area involving up to thousands of kilometers from Balkans to the east borders Mongolia which also includes Anatolian and Iranian plateaus. Felt making is a handicraft which develops by traditional way, exists in Konya city centre from past to present. Konya Felt making is handed on “from father to son” or by “apprenticeship” from past to present. Felt products found in museum and storages of Konya has been investigated.
Keywords: Konya, museum, wool, felt