FUNDS GIVEN BY KEN AND YASUKO MYER, 1989 – TAASA Review December 2011

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This article was originally found in the December 2011 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 20, Issue 4, Page 59).

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From its founding in 1880 to the present day, Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum has continued to strengthen its diverse Asian arts collections.

These reflect the varied Asian cultures represented in the Australian community and, in a museum of design and Colour signifies the wearer’s status: apricot-yellow was reserved for the Crown Prince, while yellow was worn only by the Emperor himself.

The dragon motif represents the dynamic force of the universe and symbolises the Emperor as `Son of Heaven’...