Stained bamboo sheath hat with Burmese script inside


China National Silk Museum

China National Silk Museum
Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China

Myanmar is a Buddhist country, connected in the north to Yunnan province of China. At one of the famous scenery Inle Lake, fisherman steers their fishing boats with one foot on one peddle.
Hat shields one from the harsh sunlight and downpours. It is inexpensive and often given as a token of love and care. Markings and writings are often on the inside of hats for personalisation. The markings on this hat show that it is a gift from a friend, with blessing for the receiver.


  • Title: Stained bamboo sheath hat with Burmese script inside
  • Date Created: 2001
  • Location Created: Myanmar
  • Physical Dimensions: 465mm dia x 150mm H
  • Provenance: Donated by Barbara Park, 2016
  • Type: Hat

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