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Other Name
MILLENNIUM PLAYING CARDS AND PARTY HAT
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PAPER
Catalogue Number
P20020077010
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MILLENNIUM PLAYING CARDS AND PARTY HAT
Date
2000
Materials
PAPER
No. Pieces
56
Height
1.7
Length
5.6
Width
3.8
Description
1. MINIATURE PLAYING CARDS. ABOVE DIMENSIONS. INCLUDES 54 CARDS - ACE TO KING IN FOUR DIFFERENT SUITS AND TWO JOKERS - IN A BOX. BOX IS BLUE AND GREEN AND READS "2000 * MILLENNIUM. ALSO FEATURES A MOON/PLANET WITH SWIRLS AROUND IT AND A STAR. BACKS OF CARDS ARE GREEN WITH SAME MOON/STAR IMAGE AS ABOVE AND READ "2000 MILLENNIUM". 2. PARTY HAT. 31.5(L) X 12.5(W). MADE OF NAVY BLUE TISSUE PAPER. SHAPED LIKE A CROWN (RECTANGULAR WITH POINTS CUT INTO UPPER EDGE). CROWN FEATURES MULTIPLE MOON/STAR IMAGES (AS ABOVE) AND "2000 * MILLENNIUM" IN SILVER.
Subjects
GAME
CLOTHING-HEADWEAR
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
DONOR AND HIS WIFE, TAMI, CELEBRATED THE 2000 MILLENNIUM NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH HIS PARENTS, SISTER AND HER HUSBAND AT DONOR'S HOME. DONOR DEBATED THE BEST WAY TO SPEND THE EVENING, BUT IN THE END DECIDED IT WAS BEST TO BE WITH HIS FAMILY ON THIS HISTORIC EVENT. FAMILY SPENT THE EVENING PLAYING A MURDER MYSTERY GAME, WEARING TRADITIONAL PARTY FAVORS. THESE ARTIFACTS WERE USED THAT EVENING. **UPDATE: COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK INTERVIEWED OBJECT DONOR KEVIN MACLEAN ON SEPT 13, 2018 AS PART OF HER 2017-2019 RELEVANCY AUDIT ASSIGNMENT. MACLEAN MADE NEW COMMENTS ON PERSONAL DONATIONS MADE BETWEEN 1995 AND 2002, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, HIS MEMORIES OF HIS DONATED BUTTONS, LEGION SERVICE MATERIAL, AND MILLENNIUM (YEAR 2000) NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION OBJECTS. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THESE ITEMS AND OTHERS, INCLUDING A FULL TRANSCRIPT OF THE INTERVIEW, SEE THIS RECORD'S PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20020077010
Acquisition Date
2003-05
Collection
Museum
Images
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