Traditional Burmese Parasols
Handmade Burmese parasols with different designs.
Strips of bamboo for making the parasols.
Worker glueing the cotton parasol to the bamboo structure.
Woman sewing the main bamboo structure using an intricate pattern.
Parasols are hand-painted and lacquered so that they can stand up to sun shine and rain.
Three meter burmese parasol with spectacular design and on the right the bamboo structure before being covered.