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Chinese Traditional Lantern

Lanterns (deng in Chinese) are a special handicraft of Chinese tradition. Fancy lanterns are widely used as decorations in the country during festivals and holidays, on weddings and other celebrations.

On the whole, they consist of a frame made of metal wire or bamboo strips covered with painted paper or a thin gauze. There is also a kind of a portable redwood frame that can be taken apart and folded up when not in use, which makes a great souvenir.

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