Shoulder Pole or Carry Pole

Called Biãn Dãn in China, the shoulder pole or carry pole can be seen in many places in Asia. In much of the Orient goods are carried in two baskets or pails on a pole balancedon a person’s shoulder. Many different goods are transported this way, from liquids to livestock (chickens, ducks) to household goods and lumber.

Materials: Wood, grasses, metal, wicker, rope

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