Umbrella FAQs:

Q: Are umbrellas golf umbrellas?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an umbrella displayed in each of the Basilicas of Rome?

A: Yes, and a cardinal bishop who receives his title from one of those churches has the privilege of having an umbrella carried over his head in solemn processions.

Q: Was an umbrella used?

A: Yes, and in an old bas-relief, the same god is represented as descending ad inferos with a small umbrella in his hand.

Q: Were umbrellas generally used in southern and eastern Europe?

A: Yes, and then passed from the imperial court into church ceremony.

Q: Was an umbrella generally used throughout Egypt?

A: Yes, and partly as a mark of distinction, but more on account of its useful than its ornamental qualities.

Q: Is an umbrella a sure sign of someone who doesn't have his own carriage?

A: Yes.

Q: Were umbrellas carried before the Emperor when he went out hunting?

A: Yes.

Q: Are umbrellas shoot-through umbrellas?

A: Yes, and meaning the light goes through the umbrella and is diffused, rather than reflecting off the inside of the umbrella.

Q: Were umbrellas internally supported with bendable?

A: Yes, and retractable, and extendable joints as well as sliding levers similar to those in use today.

Q: Is an umbrella sold in Europe as the Senz umbrella and is sold under license by Totes in the United States?

A: Yes.

Q: Are umbrellas available in a range of price and quality points?

A: Yes, and ranging from inexpensive, modest quality models sold at discount stores to expensive, finely made, designer-labeled models.

Q: Is an umbrella round?

A: Yes, and canopy shapes have been streamlined to improve aerodynamic response to wind.

Q: Was an umbrella granted to only some of the subjects by the king?

A: Yes.

Q: Were umbrellas sometimes referred to as "gamps" after the character Mrs?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an umbrella perhaps a concept that is yet centuries older than Wang's tomb?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an umbrella 傘 and is a pictograph resembling the modern umbrella in design?

A: Yes.

Q: Are umbrellas so ordinary that everyone thinks about them?

A: Yes, and "it's difficult to come up with an umbrella idea that hasn’t already been done".

Q: Are umbrellas now a consumer product with a large global market?

A: Yes.

Q: Was an umbrella called "Flirt" and manufactured by the Austrian company "Brüder Wüster" and their German associates "Kortenbach & Rauh"?

A: Yes, In Germany, the small foldable umbrellas were produced by the company "Knirps", which became a synonym in the German language for small foldable umbrellas in general.

Q: Is an umbrella used in weather forecasting as an icon for rain?

A: Yes.

Q: Were umbrellas fastened on the same stick, was permitted to the king alone?

A: Yes, the nobles carried a single umbrella with painted cloths hanging from it.

Q: Is a umbrella one of the royal regalia of Thailand?

A: Yes.

Q: Are umbrellas used liturgically to show honor to a person or a holy object?

A: Yes.

Q: Was an umbrella often linked to high-ranking in China?

A: Yes.

Q: Was an umbrella nominated for and won several design awards and was featured on Good Morning America?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an umbrella perhaps the ancient book of Chinese ceremonies?

A: Yes, and called Zhou Li , dating 2400 years ago, which directs that upon the imperial cars the dais should be placed.

Q: Is an umbrella now stretched under the compression-loaded bars?

A: Yes.