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Shorts - Draw-String, Green Striped Cotton, circa 1978 Reg. No: HT 562
- Pair of green striped cotton draw-string shorts worn by Huu Minh when he escaped from Vietnam in 1978. Huu wore these shorts to disguise himself as a fisherman during the escape. Huu and his wife escaped from Vietnam on the 19th May 1978. They spend time in a refugee camp in Malaysia before obtaining refugee visas for Australia.
- Pair of light green cotton draw string shorts with dark green stripe.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Cuc Lam, 2001
|Dimensions:||39.00 cm (Height), 63.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, migrant hostels, refugees, vietnamese communities, vietnamese culture, vietnamese immigration, making history - cuc lam|
|Themes this item is part of:||Cuc Lam, Vietnamese Migrant & Councillor, 1978, Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015, Clothing & Textiles Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Travel - Brought Goods|
|User:||Huu Minh, Vietnam, May 1978|
|Place & Date Purchased:||Vietnam, 1978|