MARIA LOURDES “MALOT” INGEL of the National Museum Ilocos
Regional Museum Complex in Vigan City is seen here repairing a bamboo
and wood heddle of a footloom from Ilocos Sur. She will be among 16 participants from the Asia-Pacific region who will be sharing their knowledge and experiences on collections and exhibitions in a CollAsia training course at the Lao National Museum in Vientiane, Laos on October 2-23, this year. (photo by Leodivico Masuli II/NM IRMSO, from the official National Museum Facebook Page)