Tiger hat

For special occasions, Chinese mothers dress their young children in hats representing powerful animals such as tigers. It was believed that tigers frightened away evil spirits and ensured a prosperous future. While fierce in nature, the tiger on this hat is portrayed as non-hostile and charming. Behind each ear is a beautiful embroidered butterfly symbolizing happiness.


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If a festival hat was made for you, which animal would you choose and which of its qualities would you hope were transmitted to you?

responded: Mar 31, 2010

Posted by Jennifer DM

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Moi j'aurais un inséparable (Lovebird) sur mon chapeau pour qu'il me porte chance dans ma vie amoureuse! Les inséparables sont renommés pour leur couples extrêmement liés. Je souhaite que mon chapeau rendra mon copain et moi inséparable aussi!
 

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