Kitre Doll Artisan Yusuf Handcraft

Collectible dolls; The story of Kitre doll

It is called ”Kitre Doll” because of the astragalus which is a plant that has been used for making kitre dolls. Mostly the head and hands parts are made of astragalus and cotton. The body part is made of padding on a wire. The artisan makes hand sewing for the clothes and shoes according to The portray of the doll.  Regional fabrics are used for the clothes. The items such as needle lace scarf, hand woven vest or pullover, felting hats or vests are all hand made products. To color the doll  watercolor, acrylic paint, guaj paint are used. The materials in the nature are used for completing the doll. Kitre doll and the materials that are used in the portray are the miniature dimensions which are scaled of real dimensions. Kitre doll is such a Turkish doll both the materials and the technique.

Even though it is called Kitre DOLL , it is such a valuable trinket that has been shaped and made in care of sculptor. And also it  is a kind of archive records Because it tells us the periods of past time. For that reason we can easily say that kitre dolls contribute the folklore because of the ethnographic facts of them.


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Kitre Doll Artisan Yusuf Handcraft

Kitre Doll Artisan Yusuf Handcraft collectible doll is a handmade doll for collectors and these collectible dolls are unique gifts for collectors. The process and stages of making kitre dolls are long and very detailed works. They are artistic pieces due to they are unique. The dolls have stories and belong to a period with their clothes and statements. 

Meet with Yusuf the collectible doll. He is a man who works as an artisan in his youth in Istanbul. Then he goes back to his village in Anatolia. But he is such a old-style man that he doesn’t stop wearing his felt hat and old apron which he used to do like the days in Istanbul. The villagers both love and laugh at Yusuf. However Yusuf lives in his village for years, the villagers called him Istanbulian. Yusuf belongs to neither his village nor Istanbul. Yusuf is an old artisan now. His memories never leave him alone. This is the story of yusuf collectible kitre doll.  FREE SHIPPING

The materials of Collectible Kitre Doll:

Due to the description of a man works on the street, an old style shirt and trousers fabric are used. The hat on his head is felting. The shoes are lambskin and the bush working with is real heath comes from Tekirdag. The man is making bush for cleaning the home in old times when there was no vacuum cleaner. The sea sand is used in the base.

 This collectible dolls are completely unique. Because there is only one in the world. 

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