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  Pathein umbrella production

 

Myanmar

A man in a workshop in Pagan (fig.) produces small hand-painted parasols and umbrellas, with a bamboo framework.

 

Those are known as Pathein and named after their place of origin, i.e. Pathein, a district of Ayeyawady in Myanmar. The Pathein is an attribute of U Shwe Yo (fig.).

See also POSTAGE STAMP.

 

  Pathein umbrella production