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Dining Chair - Wooden, Kuni's Restaurant, 1970s Object Reg. No: HT 21991

Summary:
Dining chair used at Kuni's Japanese Restaurant, Melbourne, during the 1970s. Kuni's Japanese restaurant was opened in 1977 by Japanese migrant Kunihiro Ichikawa, who arrived in Melbourne as a student in 1974. It has remained one of Melbourne's earliest and longest running Japanese restaurants and Kunihiro's continued involvement has overseen the maintenance of Japanese cultural traditions through its menu, cooking style, interior design and methods of food presentation and service.
Description:
Pine wooden chair with brown vinyl seat.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Kuni's Restaurant, 2006
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: japanese communities, chairs, furnishings, restaurants, japanese immigration
Themes this item is part of: Kuni's Japanese Restaurant Melbourne, Cultural Diversity Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Cultural Practices
Tertiary Classification: food & drink production
Place & Date Used: Kuni's Restaurant, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970s
References: http://www.miettas.com.au/chefs/greatauschefs/ichikawa99.html
http://www.miettas.com.au/chefs/chefs_96-00/kuni.html
From Kimono to Sushi. The Japanese in Victoria, Immigration Museum Community Gallery room brochure, 2006

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