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Measurements
48cm front to back
Place of Origin
China
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1970-1999 Late)
Registration Number
2004-046
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Appliqué,
Objects
Costume - Children - Headwear,Hats,

Physical Description

Child's hood lined with red satin, edged with ruched commercial ribbon. The whole is decorated with a 'Dragon Fish; applied design in multicolours. The design is constructed to include layered fins, a padded spine, fringing and use of paint. Front of hood is an animal face and includes staring eyes and a raised butterfly. Child's wind hat with padding and a long back flap to keep the head warm during winter. The back is decorated with a 'Dragon Fish' with layered fins and a padded spine. It has an animal head with ears to hear evil approaching, large eyes to spot danger and a mouth full of huge bared teeth.

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