During his second day of work on it, Mr. Li Guicai added the functional and decorative base to the double-woven sticky rice basket with lid. Here the basket gets its first of two bail handles. December 15, 2017. Photograph by Jason Baird Jackson.
I am a Professor of Folklore, and of Anthropology, at Indiana University, where I also direct the Mathers Museum of World Cultures. This site provides information on my museum, teaching, and research work, while also conveying some news and information relating to students and colleagues with whom I work and the projects on which we collaborate.