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Lucky Sack - The Good Boy Object Reg. No: SH 990072

Summary:
Bought from a Melbourne antique shop, 1997. Donated by Susan Barnett, 1997.
The Australian Children's Folklore Collection 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:
Small cotton sack with drawstring closure. Sack is made from white cotton, and has a red rectangular line enclosing text. Printed on front and back. There is a length of cotton string for the drawstring through the top seam of the sack. Sack appears unused. There are brown stains on front and back. The back of the cotton fabric is coated, making the inside of the bag smooth and stiff. Acknowledgement: Australian Children's Folklore Collection, Museum Victoria.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Dr June Factor, 1999
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 27.50 cm (Height), 0.50 cm (Width), 18.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: amusements, bags, children s folklore, making history - australian childrens folklore
Themes this item is part of: Australian Children's Folklore Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Action Games
Tertiary Classification: hand
Date Purchased: 1997

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