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

Black velvet beret, caught up on one side with black gros grain bow. Part of costume used in Highland dancing in Victoria, circa 1917.
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
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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