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Shawl - Aime Metsar, Birch Pattern, Melbourne, circa 1989-1990 Object Reg. No: SH 901469

Shawl with a Birch Pattern made by Aime Metsar, circa 1989 - 1990 in Melbourne. The birch tree has many and long associations with Estonian life, culture and legend.
Fine, one ply triangular shawl with birch pattern.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 140.00 cm (Height), 98.00 cm (Width), 98.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: clothing accessories, estonian communities, estonian immigration, handcrafts
Themes this item is part of: Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Clothing
Tertiary Classification: regional costume
Inscriptions: Label sewn to shawl: HAND MADE BY AIME METSAR.
Maker: Mrs Aime Metsar, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1989-1990

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