Sesath - traditional ceremonial sunshade
Sesath - traditional ceremonial sunshade
Sesath - traditional ceremonial sunshade
Sesath - traditional ceremonial sunshade
Sesath - traditional ceremonial sunshade
Sesath - traditional ceremonial sunshade

Sesath - traditional ceremonial sunshade

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These sesaths are small versions of the unique Sri Lankan ornamental sunshade, traditionally used in royal ceremonies and as part of religious festivals. Many can still be seen in Buddhist temples. Handwoven from coloured strips of tala palm and pieces of shiny mica (a natural sheet silicate mined in Sri Lanka) the sesath is usually attached to a decorative lacquered wooden handle. The monochrome ones shown here come without the handle, and the mini coloured one can also be used as a hand fan. They make striking wall decorations that evoke a traditional Sri Lankan style.

Dimensions
LARGE monochrome Diameter 45 cms (17.5")
MEDIUM monochrome Diameter 31 cms (13")
SMALL coloured, with handle Diameter 23 cms (9") length 56.5 cms (22")
MINI coloured, with handle Diameter 15 cms (6") length 31 cms (12")


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CP
25/11/2023
Catherine P.
France France

Perfect

Beautifull item and quick service

26/11/2023

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Thank you for your review Catherine! :D

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02/11/2023
Demi P.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Love these sesaths

Buying from Serendip is always a pleasure. I have bought several things from the website with the assurance that I get the best quality, authentic Sri Lankan products. These sesaths are so beautiful and such a great price too! Thank you Serendip!

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28/02/2023
Mahesha R.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

A beautiful little Sesath!

Such a high quality, hand made Sesath. I absolutely love mine. It brings back so many memories from my childhood and I will treasure it a lifetime. Thank you so much!