A “Beary” Cute Blouse for Whom?

Wine_Holder_1_smMy mom bought this in Cambodia. What do you think it is? It is made of lovely pink cloth and mat rush. It looks like a blouse, but a blouse for whom?

As you might be able to imagine from the cylindrical shape, this is used as a wine-holder. The combination of the Cambodian traditional pattern of cloth and mat rush creates a “beary” cool feeling.

In Cambodia, one Japanese NGO has implemented a project on women’s economic empowerment. The NGO provides technical assistance for the women working on the project.

Look! There are different designs of the wine-holders. Mom, my birthday is approaching. Would you buy me a bottle of wine for my birthday party? Ha, ha, ha!