Ala Kiyiz

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Ala Kiyiz

 

Kirghiz felt rug with flocked pattern, often dichromatic (blue and red, orange and brown, white and brown); the pattern is large and in the form of twin spiraling tendrils (the so-called ram’s horn).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Kyrgyzstan's traditional felt carpets - Ala Kiyiz and Shirdak - were inscribed into the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding in 2012.