Losel Doll Museum: boats from Tibet

A coracle and horse headed boat on display in Losel Doll Museum

(Left) A horse headed boat:

Tibetans used this boat to transport animals, cargo, and passengers across the waterbodies. This Losel Doll Museum exhibit shows people from central and western parts of the country.

(Right) A miniature coracle:

The coracle is made of wood and animal skin. Tibetans still use these boats to cross the lakes and rivers. This light boat can be carried on the back. The boat has a farmer from central Tibet and a woman from southwest.

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