The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a felt or rug bag for utensils, used among peoples who led a nomadic life (Kazakhs, Kirghiz, and others). The bag was decorated with appliqués of red or black velvet and multicolored embroidery with national designs.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.