University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NamePawm Nam Dang
ป่อมนำดาง
Object Number:82-7-16
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Isaan
Provenience: Thailand
Baan Pluoei
Date Made: 1900-1981
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1981
Section:Asian
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 20.5 cm
Outside Diameter:23.5 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:066 - Other Number

Description

A large clay jar with a large wide rim and holes poked through the bottom. There is a criss cross design of lines all around the jar. It is used for making alkali with ashes of coconut, sugar palm and others. These are put into the pot and water is allowed to drip through. Used in dye making and bleaching clothes (ให้การทำย้อมคราม).


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