ANTIQUE CHINESE HAND EMBROIDERED CHILD'S TIGER HAT for sale
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Offered is an antique child's costume tiger hat. It was purchased during the 1940's in China. Appears to be silk and cotton. In nice as shown condition. Not sure of age but was told it is 19th century. 1880 1950 For special occasions, Chinese mothers dressed their young children in hats representing powerful animals such as tigers. It was believed that tigers frightened away evil spirits and ensured prosperous future. While fierce in nature, the tiger on this hat is non-hostile and charming. 7 photos All items sell are vintage and most are antique. None are perfect. Please expect general use and wear that all antique, old or used items have and bid accordingly. will point out any flaws that think are pertinent but ask questions if you are unsure.
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