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Pilgrimage Parades ─Sunshade

In general, this Sunshade in front of the grand sedan chair is cylindrical, with the deity’s title embroidered on the surface. It is originated from the “canopy of the imperial carriage” in ancient times, suggesting the prestige of the tour master. The Sunshade keeps turning along the route to express the deity’s dignity and spirituality. The Sunshade also suggests a kind of escort protecting the deity against the bad luck from heaven.


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