Double cup

  • 族群:Paiwan
  • 類別:Ritual of faith
  • 尺寸:長70cm
  • 館藏編號:M047800
  • 館藏位置:2F Livelihoods Utensils and Dwellings13


This double cup was used during weddings and other types of ceremonies. It was usually richly carved with patterns such as human heads, human figures, coiled snakes, snake heads, deer heads, pig heads, frogs and hunting rifles. Other indigenous groups also had joint drinking customs, such as the Atayal, Saisiyat and Tsou. However, they did not have a double cup like the Paiwan. Instead two people would drink from the same cup. This was one of the most sincere forms of respect that a host could show a guest.