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TRADITIONS & UTENSILS

  

 

 

  rice barge

 

Thailand

Most of the traditional wooden rice barges, as well as many other boats, have a pair of eyes painted on the bow, one on each side of the stem. They are a kind of amulet to protect them from misfortune and Evil Eye.