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Maneki Neko Costume for BERNINA Halloween 2011

Added Oct 18, 2011

by marksalinas

Queens, New York...




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Maneki Neko Costume (Chinese Lucky Cat Costume), 2011.

Height 65 × 40 × 30″.

Fabric, mixed media.

Custom-made Chinese Lucky Cat costume made for Halloween 2011. Wearer has removable head piece and has ‘luck beckoning’ arm movement.

Material Notes

Fleece with mesh overlay.


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    Oct 21, 2011, 09.41 PMby Passiona Cottee

    Ha, ha, ha!!! I love it :)

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    Oct 19, 2011, 04.27 AMby Donkeyschon

    Kore nego ga kawaii neee

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    Oct 19, 2011, 03.33 AMby kmtwriter

    Nice costume but it is Japanese, not Chinese.

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      Oct 19, 2011, 11.08 PMby marksalinas

      Thanks! Yes, both cultures seem to have adopted the symbolism with the coin characters varying from cat to cat.

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