Museum of Ethnology--page three (of 5 pages)








Left: Muong basket;
center: Laha basket

The round basket made of vines held women's personal objects (jewelry, sewing utensils, betel nut). The rectangular basket of bamboo with indigo dye held marriage clothing and jewelers.
 

Baskets with straps

Some baskets have straps serving as belts so the basket is carried around the waist. Others have shoulder or head straps.
 

Center: Muong knife;
Viet betel nut box with shell inlay

 

Left: Dao mask used in initiation rituals;
center unidentified artifact

 

Viet water puppets




Continue to page 4.

Click here to return to index of art historical sites.

Click here to return to index of artists and architects.

Click here to return to chronological index.

Click here to see the home page of Bluffton University.


© 2005 Mary Ann Sullivan. I have photographed (on site), scanned, and manipulated all the images on these pages. Please feel free to use them for personal or educational purposes. (I would appreciate being told if you find them useful.) They are not available for commercial purposes without my explicit permission.

Page maintained by Mary Ann Sullivan, sullivanm@bluffton.edu