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Gotland Flock
Colin's Creatures Swedish Folk Art Handmade sheep figurines, Gotland Flock


 

The Gotland sheep feature black heads and legs with gray short curly fur.

All my creatures are handcrafted in my Asheville, NC studio using porcelain, castable stone and imported woven fur from Steiff-Schulte in Germany.

$63.00
Size: 5" Tall


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Breed Description
 
The breed was first established on the Swedish island of Gotland by the Vikings. Karakul and Romanov sheep were brought back from expeditions deep into Russia and then crossed with the native landrace sheep, resulting in Gotland sheep.The Gotland is found throughout Sweden and is raised for its pelt and meat. The breed is primarily gray - to acheive that look, I hand dyed the fur, so expect some variation from sheep to sheep.

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