Jan 20, 1990|January 20, 1990|January 20, 1990
8 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers

Typed on back of photo: "Lion dancers of the Wu Shu Troupe of San Francisco make their entrance at the Chinese New Year Fair held in Berkeley." Jan 20, 1990 Newspaper caption pasted on back of photo: "Fri Feb 7 1992 -- Lion dancers celebrate Chinese New Year." Close up of elaborate lion head taken in a gym or auditorium. The mouth of the dragon is open and teeth are shown in the lower mouth. The nose is short and the eyes and nose are accented by being outlined in fringe/strands of "hair." The eyes are wide open. The ears are small. The body is made up of triangular pieces of colored cloth outlined in decorative bindings and/or fringe. On the left side of the photo a woman with dark hair is seated looking at the dragon. She is wearing a white "vest" with a pattern of dark striped hands. Around her are small balloons filled with helium tied to chairs. On the right side of the dragon are more people watching the dragon. The dark room has small windows just below the ceiling and a light fixture.

From white file folder Chinese Americans

Used: Oakland Tribune

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