The tiger is the ruler of the mountains and the king of the beasts. Its character is often associated with such ideas as courage, might, life, and vitality. There are many customs with reference to the tiger. Even today, in China, if a son is born, the aged family member of the family will put him in a tiger-head hat and tiger-head shoes. The boy will play with cloth tigers and sleep on a tiger-head pillow; all in hopes that the child will grow up healthy.Made of fine brocade patterned with noble peony and plum blossom, this tiger-head hat has a high and decorative value. In Chinese culture, peony is the queen of flowers, so it is the symbol of great wealth and high rank. Plum blossom means noble mind, and it is one of the favorite subjects for Chinese art and literature. White artificial fur and gold-colored sequins are decorated on the edges of the tiger-head hat. A tiger tail is made on the back side and two ribbons with ball-shaped decorations are sewn on the hat. The tiger-head hat is tailored with red wadded lining, so your child will be warm and comfortable in it. According to Chinese astrology, the tiger represents February: a time when spring’s new buds emerge from the branches of trees. It is for the reason that people believe the tiger is a symbol of a beautiful life, heroic character, and magnificent manner. People who are born in the year of the Tiger are very optimistic: even when things do not go their way; it never weighs on their hearts. They always maintain the belief that the sun will surely rise. They possess great courage and they are able to overcome difficulties with smiles on their face.Tiger pattern Material: Fine brocade and wadded lining Perimeter: 26″Preparation time:2-3 working days

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