PHOTOS Century-old oil-paper umbrellas full of new vitality in Xingyang, Yunnan

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Century-old oil-paper umbrellas full of new vitality in Xingyang, Yunnan

Xinhua

12:57, November 18, 2020

A craftsman works on an oil-paper umbrella in Xingyang Village of Tengchong, southwest China's Yunnan Province, on Nov. 17, 2020. Xingyang Village has a history of making oil-paper umbrellas for more than one hundred years. Although the machine-made umbrellas mushroom with lower price in recent years, oil-paper umbrellas with unique styles and exquisite patterns are still favored by tourists as handicrafts. The century-old oil-paper umbrellas are full of new vitality. (Photos: Xinhua)

Zheng Yinghai, an intengible cultural heritage inheritor of oil-paper umbrella making, works on an umbrella in Xingyang Village of Tengchong, southwest China's Yunnan Province, on Nov. 17, 2020. Xingyang Village has a history of making oil-paper umbrellas for more than one hundred years. Although the machine-made umbrellas mushroom with lower price in recent years, oil-paper umbrellas with unique styles and exquisite patterns are still favored by tourists as handicrafts. The century-old oil-paper umbrellas are full of new vitality.

A craftsman works on an oil-paper umbrella in Xingyang Village of Tengchong, southwest China's Yunnan Province, on Nov. 17, 2020. Xingyang Village has a history of making oil-paper umbrellas for more than one hundred years. Although the machine-made umbrellas mushroom with lower price in recent years, oil-paper umbrellas with unique styles and exquisite patterns are still favored by tourists as handicrafts. The century-old oil-paper umbrellas are full of new vitality.

A craftsman works on an oil-paper umbrella in Xingyang Village of Tengchong, southwest China's Yunnan Province, on Nov. 17, 2020. Xingyang Village has a history of making oil-paper umbrellas for more than one hundred years. Although the machine-made umbrellas mushroom with lower price in recent years, oil-paper umbrellas with unique styles and exquisite patterns are still favored by tourists as handicrafts. The century-old oil-paper umbrellas are full of new vitality.

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