Felt and its origins
Felt has been used since ancient times by the nomads of central Asia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkey, Mongolia... It is a material used traditionally and mostly by modest people.
commingled wool fibers
It was the shepherds who discovered that by commingling the wool fibers of their sheep, they could obtain a nonwoven textile. This is how they started to make hats, shoes, clothes, tents and other everyday life objects for their own use life.
Felt is my breadcrumb trail
These functional objects and wearable accessories stated above are part of my visual, tactile and cultural landscape.
Felt is clearly THE element that links my work to my cultural background. It helps me stay in touch with my starting point.
Photos : objets exposés au Musée d'Ethnologie de Téhéran en Iran.
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