Paper Moon (lantern)

The paper moon is a spherical globe that serves as a lantern, constructed from bamboo and draped with paper. Other translucent material, such as silk, may be used instead of paper. Paper lanterns date back to second-century China, and can be seen during the Chinese lantern festival. This festival is celebrated during the 15th day of the 1st month in the lunar calendar.

External links

* [http://www.rice-paper.com/uses/lantern.html Rice Paper Lantern] Instructions on how to construct a basic paper lantern.
* [http://www.thetasteofasia.com/lantern.asp Make a Lantern: The Taste of Asia]


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