Burmese Umbrella/Parasols - Pathein Htee - from Burma. Distinct from the Chinese or the Japanese ones, the bamboo shaft and ribs are carefully smoothened to uniform sizes, and are hinged on to the main shaft by treading twine. Colored cotton, silk or satin is used. Attractive designs of flowers and scenarios are painted thereon with either oil if water colors.
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