Wrap dress (kira): silk with warp stripes and patterened flushing warp, richly embroidered, held by two silver clasps (koma) and a tablet woven belt (kera); measurements (open) 290 x 150 centimeters; blouse (wonju): silk; on loan from the Museum für Völkerkunde Wien
Today, the traditional clothing of the Drukpa population is the national costume of Bhutan and is also worn by other ethnic groups.
Bamboo, brass, leather; height 37,5 centimeters, diameter 14 centimeters and height 22,5 centimeters, diameter 12 centimeters; on loan from the Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich
From these vessels primarily alcoholic drinks are poured into a bowl or are sipped through bamboo straws.
Wood; length 240 centimeters; on loan from the Museum für Völkerkunde Wien
The field-drag is pulled over the field by an animal in order to flatten the clods of earth after plowing. The farmer stands on this implement, thus providing the necessary downward pressure.
Archery is the favorite sport of the Bhutanese men. The distance between the targets of both teams measures more than 140 meters. The mood at the contest is often enlivened by the ample consumption of alcohol.
Photograph by Jon Warren