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Wagasa (和傘), the traditional Japanese umbrella.

Wagasa - the traditional Japanese umbrella made from bamboo and washi (Japanese paper), is renowned not only for its delicate beauty but also for the precision open/close mechanism. The first folding umbrellas appeared in Japan around the year 1550