The Šestine Umbrellas
The Šestine umbrella dates back to the mid 18th century. It is a part of the folk costume worn in the Šestine region of Zagreb and a recognizable souvenir of Croatia's capital. The art of making Šestine umbrellas by the traditional Cerovečki Crafts is a part of the Register of protected non-material cultural goods of the Republic of Croatia. Šestine umbrella is characterized by the red cotton canopy with multicolored horizontal stiripes on the edges, thick wooden shaft and naturally crooked chestnut handle.