Traditional Burmese Parasols


Posted on January 29th, by Juan in Handicrafts & Workshops. No Comments

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Handmade Burmese parasols with different designs.

Burmese Bamboo Parasol Workshop - Pathein - Myanmar (Burma)

Strips of bamboo for making the parasols.

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Worker glueing the cotton parasol to the bamboo structure.

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Woman sewing the main bamboo structure using an intricate pattern.

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Parasols are hand-painted and lacquered so that they can stand up to sun shine and rain.

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Three meter burmese parasol with spectacular design and on the right the bamboo structure before being covered.

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