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

From back of photograph: "5 1/2 width Weekend 2-7-92". From caption on back of photograph: "The A's are entertaining little fans, Chinese New Year's celebrations begin and the Black History Month performances continue this weekend." An up-close picture of a large, detailed dragon puppet during a nighttime Chinese New Year's parade. The dragon has large sharp teeth, decorated horns, and elaborately embroidered ornamentations. It seems to be chasing a decorated ball that is either hung from the dragon's nose or attached to a background object. The photograph focuses specifically on the dragon's head, and few other details are visible. One man can be seen in the background behind the dragon, smiling and wearing that appears to say "White Crane Kung Fu". There are lamps (possibly street lights) shining in the darkness above the dragon.

Ball might actually refer to pearl - check out story of dragon and pearl

Used: Oakland Tribune

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