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Beret - Highland Dancing, circa 1917 Object Reg. No: SH 870036 15

Summary:
Black velvet beret, caught up on one side with black gros grain bow. Part of costume used in Highland dancing in Victoria, circa 1917.
Description:
Black velvet beret, with stiffened head band, trimmed with black gros grain ribbon, and caught up on one side with black gros grain bow.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Miss Betty Nixon, 1987
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 120 mm (Height), 270 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: dancing, entertainment, leisure activities, scottish communities, scottish cultural activities, scottish immigration, headwear
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Clothing
Tertiary Classification: headwear
Manufacturer: Scovell & Spurling Pty. Ltd., Footscray, Victoria, Australia, circa 1917
Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1917

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