Machine for noodle making: wood frame, insert with holes in the dough compartment: horn; measurements 53 x 88 x 13 centimeters; on loan from the Museum für Völkerkunde Wien
Noodles are made out of buckwheat flour.
Sieve: wood, bamboo; measurements 6 x 72 x 13 centimeters; on loan from the Museum für Völkerkunde Wien
This is used to take the cooked noodles out of the pot.
In Bumthang, spinning is one of the few household activities which is the exclusive domain of the women.
Photograph by Jon Warren
A young women with a typical Bumthang headdress. In this region weaving counts as one of the most important sources of income.
Photograph by Guy van Strydonck
Handle: brass, blade: iron; length 20 centimeters; on loan from a private collection
Ritual daggers, made of iron, are used for the symbolic killing of demons.