or Yurt tents directly imported from Mongolia for sale
introduction to the authentic handmade Mongolian ger or yurt:
round wooden-framed felt tent covered in durable white
canvas seems to be the most simple description of this
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Mongolian Tent in the Ilkhanid Period
Mongolian ger tent has two key components: the wooden frame
work and the felt cover. The wooden lattice wall shell
is called 'Khana'; the upper wooden poles (measuring
1.5 to 3 meters) are 'Uni'; the central supporting
of two monumental central vertical poles are known as 'Bagana'
and the uppermost smoke hole is named 'Toono' or
'Toghona' (roof crown). A Ger tent has 4 to 12 Khanas,
depending on its size. The number of Uni or upper wooden
poles range between 45 and 120, depending on the amount
ger tent has a round wooden floor made of black pine. The
four wooden lattice Khanas, held together with camel leather
straps, including the entrance door, are erected at the
edge of the wooden floor. They are bound together with
a very strong long rope made of horse and yak hair.
all sixty six of them handpaintedly decorated, hold the
roof and the Toono (roof crown) with their two monumental
central vertical Bagana (poles), firmly in place.
inside of the wall has a beautiful decorated cloth (either
in blue or green hue) complementing the inside of the Khana.
insulatory layer on the Khana has three felt sheets. The
roof is covered with two felt sheets. The outside of the
ger is covered with two layers of canvas. The outer canvas
layer is waterproof. At the base of the outside of the
ger tent is an additional canvas layer.
Toono or smoke hole may be partly covered with a rectangle
felt and cotton cover; it can be adjusted with three horse
and yak hair ropes.
authentic handmade Mongolian
ger tent is solely made of natural durable materials.
details on purchasing, please go to heading Purchasing
details at the bottom.