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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Why is the tiger sticking out its tongue?

responded: Nov 8, 2010

Posted by Gabriella

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I think the Tiger is sticking out his tongue because in the past people believed that they would stick out their tongue to scare of people or things.

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