Milk River Dress

Milk River Dress


Handcrafted dress made with traditional wet felting method.
This process involves taking loose wool fibers and rubbing them with soapy water until they mat together into a flat piece of fabric. Wet felting uses agitation and moist that helps to tangle tiny flakes of wool fiber.  It is considered as the oldest felting method. 

  • if you never tried felted clothing, please note that this is a solid piece that has no seams
  • snug fitting
  • above the knee
  • dress in stock is size S (width pit to pit - ; front body length - )
  • The items are made to order. Please allow 1-3 weeks for production and additional time for shipping. Contact with any questions

Inspired by the land and of South Urals, that has seen many ethnicities and tribes of all Eaurasia.

Made in South Ural, Russia at a family studio. Sisters Anna and Natalya had professional careers and after many years of making, opened their own studio. It’s focused on felted and linen costume. They both rase kids, paint and travel to archaeological expeditions to learn about the surrounding nature and land. 

Material: 100% merino wool fibers, wool yarn and viscose threads.

Care: Felted wool is easy to handle, yet precious material. Please treat it with care: hand wash in warm water (avoid hot temperatures) with gentle shampoo or pH neutral soap. After washing put it on and shape on a body while wet, then lay to dry. Felt can shrink or extend while wet, depending on your needs. Never put felted items in a dryer.

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