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Sporran Sporran

Sporran of fur with animal head forming pocket flap and two claws forming tassels, part of a tartan suit originally made and worn for George IV's visit to Scotland in 1822 and taken to Australia by Donald Munro Ross when he emigrated in 1864, Scotland, early 19th century

Bonnet, child's Bonnet, child's

Bonnet, child's, red flannel lined with white cotton; silk ribbon border; black satin border and fur edging round face. Embroidery - green, yellow, red, blue silks, couched turquoise cord; satin stitch: China, East Asia, c. late 19th century

Head-warmer, man's Head-warmer, man's

Man's fur-lined winter cap (nambawi): Korea, 1890-1905

Cap, war Cap, war

Hemispherical war cap of rattan covered with overlapping rows of fish scales and decorated with fur, fibre, bone discs and three feathers of the Great Argus Pheasant: Asia, South East Asia, Malaysia, Borneo, Sarawak, Iban (Sea Dyak), late 19th - early 20th century

Opera coat Opera coat

Woman's opera coat of green silk woven in gold, trimmed with gold and white fur, and embroidered with gold beads and sequins: French, Paris, by Jenny, c. 1924

Helmet Helmet

Helmet of white metal, heavily ornamented gilt brass, jewels, brocade, cane, fur, coral and feathers, part of the ceremonial costume of a military commander: China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century AD

Armour / headdress Armour / headdress

Helmet of burnished white metal, with brass mounts ornamented in repousse with dragons, cane stem supporting two strips of fur, bead network and gilt metal dome with red coral stem and two tinsel-decorated quills, curtain of gold brocade, bordered with black velvet and ornamented with brass studs, part of the ceremonial armour of Zhang Chaofa, admiral and governor of the Zhoushan islands: China, 1830-1840

Model, costume / figure Model, costume / figure

Model figure of a (possibly) Gwich'in man, made of carton-pierre, one of a collection illustrating national costumes of the Russian Empire for the Paris Exhibition, 1867: Russian, St Petersburg, by I.M. Heiser, c. 1867

Evening coat Evening coat

Woman's evening coat, in black silk woven with a bold floral design with a gold-coloured metallic ground and large flowers in shades of blue, green, yellow and red, large folding collar faced with brown fur, possible mink or sable, full-length sleeves and centre front opening, lined with black silk, belonged to the donor's grandmother, Lilian Laws: British or French, c. 1920 - 1930

Nambawi Nambawi

Hat with an open top and ear flaps, of slubbed red and green silk outside and dark green wool inside, trimmed with white fur with a yellow silk tie under chin, worn by Mrs Davidson Smith as a child and made by her Ama: Korea, 1920s

Mitten Mitten

Pair of mittens, with attached braid string, of smoked moose hide, with purple, pink, red and green bead decoration, with fur trim and fringing: North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Tłı̨chǫ, by Marie Adele Football, 2007

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