drinking container

Drinking container made from a length of bamboo covered all over with twill-woven rattan splits. Each end reinforced with a band of brass to which is attached a brass ring. Each ring holds a narrower ring to which a length of cord is knotted for carrying. From Duksum village, Bhutan.

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