Oil-paper umbrella

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Oil-paper umbrella

The oil-paper umbrella (Chinese: 油紙傘) is a type of paper umbrella from China.[1] It has spread to Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Malaysia, Burma, Thailand and Laos. People in these countries have developed the oil-paper umbrella with different features.

In China and Japan, in addition to use as providing shade, the oil-paper umbrella is used at weddings. In Ryukyu, it is also used at funerals.

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  1. 侯淑姿 (2006). 油紙傘: 美濃紙傘的匠師技藝. 行政院客家委員會臺灣客家文化中心籌備處. ISBN 9860085269 .