TITLE

IN THE LAND OF THE YURT

AUTHOR(S)
Beede, Beth
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Winter94, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author offers an account of her visit in the community of feltmaking nomads in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia. She observes that the Mongolian nomads live in yurt houses that were designed with efficiency and sturdiness and are capable of housing more than ten or 20 people. The felt tents were also noted to be functional and everything the Mongolians did have a great deal of order. The author shares that her visit in the community was made comfortable by the nomadic people who exude warmth that would make very visitor felt very welcome.
ACCESSION #
32427566

 

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