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Hat - Masumi Jackson, Origami, Samurai Style, 1988 Object Reg. No: SH 990189

Summary:
Hand-made traditional Japanese Samurai hat, folded from paper. Made and donated by Mrs Masumi Jackson, 1988.

Forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore across Australia and in other countries reaching back to the 1870s. The Collection has a strong component of research material relating to Victoria.
Description:
Hand-made traditional Japanese Samurai hat, folded from paper. The paper is brown rice-paper, with red, green and yellow coloured fibres embedded. the hat is triangular in shape, with two wings and a central triangular panel on the front. The side points of the hat have been folded inwards.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Dr June Factor, 1999
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 23.50 cm (Height), 0.50 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: celebrations, cultural traditions, headwear, paper craft, rituals, making history - australian childrens folklore
Themes this item is part of: Australian Children's Folklore Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Child
Tertiary Classification: headwear
Maker: Mrs Masumi Hiraga, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1988
Date Used: 1988

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