University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameMuay
มวย
Hun Muay
หึนมวย
Object Number:82-7-86
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Isaan
Thai
Provenience: Thailand
Udon Thani
Ban Chiang
Date Made: c. 1978
Early Date: 1973
Late Date: 1983
Section:Asian
Materials:Mai Bong (uncertain)
Mai Rai (uncertain)
Bamboo
Cloth
Wood
Basketry
Technique:Basketry
Height: 25 cm
Outside Diameter:20.2 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:046 - Other Number

Description

Sticky rice steamer. Medium size steaming basket that seems to have two woven layers. Used for steaming rice and other steamed dishes. Made out of woven bamboo (ไม่ไผ่บ้าน) lined with a cloth (ผ้าพัน) to prevent steam from escaping.


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