Bau Hat Leaves
The leaves of the Bombax Ceiba tree are milled and mixed with sawdust to create a glue. Bamboo sticks are soaked in water that is mixed four times with the powdered leaves and sawdust. After drying the sticks are dyed red at the bottom half and dried again to make into bundles.
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