Gers are traditional Mongolian homes and have been in Ulaanbaatar since the century, easily portable rounded wooden structures covered by a heavy felt blanket and heated by a stove in the center of the structure.
*The Saami - Samisk - Sámi*: Sami Vertical Looms and Weaving. Photos & Old Text - Samiske vevstoler og veving. Foto & gammel tekst--wish i could read this! Wonderful videos of weaving Sami Grene on a warp weighted loom.
In this portrait, Prokudin-Gorksii captures the traditional dress, jewelry, and hairstyle of an Uzbek woman standing on a richly decorated carpet at the entrance to a yurt, a portable tent used for housing by the nomadic peoples of Central Asia.