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Welcome to

Mei-nung
The paper umbrella’s
hometown…
Taiwan’s Mei-nung oil paper umbrella

Oil paper umbrella is one of the unique


Hakka culture’s symbolization in
Kaohsiung.
The process can separate into 5 big
parts.
By finishing one of the process, it is
called
“whole skills”.
History of oil paper umbrella
There are two says about the
skills of making paper umbrella
came from: One is about the
paper umbrella craftsman A-Gui
Lin and Zhen Xing Wu invited the
paper umbrella craftsman from
China to teach them skills.
The other one is said that the
paper umbrella craftsman Yu-Qin
Guo who came abroad to Taiwan,
staying at Mei-nung town of
Kaohsiung. He named the factory
of making paper umbrellas “ 廣”
this word, for example, one of the
factories was called“ 廣振
興” (Guang zhen xing).
Down is the process of making
an oil paper umbrella:
Process one─
Process two─
Process three─
Process four─
Process five─
Process six─
Process seven─
Process eight─
Process nine─
Process ten─
Process eleven─
Process twelve─
Process thirteen─
The perfect work is finished!