Nelson the Turtle Rug

Featuring a sweet face, plush body, and plenty of personality, this rug was handmade from felted wool.


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Come Out Of Your Shell

Featuring a delightfully nerdy face, plush body, and plenty of personality, this turtle rug brings a burst of storybook-worthy design to your little one's nursery or playroom. Fair-trade artisans hand cut sheep's wool felt into strips, then sew them together to form the soft, cozy body. The hand-sewn details result in a charming companion for a reading nook or slumber party. Handmade in Kyrgyzstan.

Due to the handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.


Made in Kyrgyzstan

Gulnara Kydyrmyshova

created by

Gulnara Kydyrmyshova



When Kyrgyzstan became an independent country in 1991, most of the nation's talented artists fled to larger and more creative cities. But maker Gulnara Kydyrmyshova stayed behind and established a small retail store with the vision to revive Kyrgyz craftsmanship and help relieve her nation of poverty through the trade of handmade felted works. She started by conducting free sewing classes to unemployed women in her community. For over a decade, she has supported local artisans by selling felted handicrafts in her store.

Read more about about Gulnara's work (and see some stunning photos of Kyrgyzstan) on our blog.

Made from
sheep wool
3' L x 2' W.
Clean with damp cloth, air dry.
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Beautifully made and funky, fresh addition to nursery.


from Media, Pennsylvania

Comments about UncommonGoods Nelson the Turtle Rug:

I bought this rug for my son's first birthday for his woodland themed nursery. It added an element of whimsy and has captured the attention of my one-year-old as well as his three-year-old brother. I love it.

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