Traditional Thai Decor. A decorative version of the Thai "Kathip Khao", used to carry KhaoNeiow (sticky rice), a staple of the diet in Northern Thailand. Thevarious designs have a noticeable Chinese influence, common innorthern Lanna style. The Buddha design has text written in oldLanna script. The Lotus design has the traditional Lotus blossom motif,a symbol of both divinity and fertility. Made of hand-woven bambooand meticulous multi-layer lacquer coloring.