State of Origin dog coat with Queensland Maroons branding

Production date
2014
Country
Australia
State/Province
Victoria
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Description
State of Origin dog coat with Queensland Maroons branding. Coat is maroon with gold piping. It has the letters QLD made from the same gold material sewn on to the coat. The coat pulls on over the dog's neck.
Classification
CH classification RECREATIONS Sport Rugby League
CH classification RECREATIONS Sports Spectator
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Production date
2014
Production place
Measurements
L430 x W250 x H20mm (when folded flat)
Media/Materials description
Synthetic textile (acrylic)
Signature/Marks
QLD
History and use
This dog coat is an item of fan merchandise for the Queensland team, the Maroons, that play in the State of Origin rugby league series.This is a State of Origin dog coat with Queensland Maroons stying. The coat is maroon with gold piping. It has the letters QLD made from the same gold material sewn on to the coat. The coat pulls on over the dog's neck. It is hand made by a small Australian company but it is not a licenced Queensland Rugby League product.

The State of Origin series attracts an enormous amount of support and attention from Queenslanders far and wide and is an iconic rugby league event. It is an important part of Queensland's annual sporting calendar.

he object is significant because of its association with the 2014 State of Origin series, which contained a significant milestone, the 100th game of the series. The object is representative of commercially available fan items and illustrates the variety of fan merchandise. The object is significant because of its association with the 2014 State of Origin series, which contained a significant milestone, the 100th game of the series. The object is representative of commercially available fan items and illustrates the variety of fan merchandise. It also reflects State of Origin fans desire to incorporate their support for the game in every aspect of their life. In this case extending to their pets. We also have a State of Origin dog leash, collar and bowl in the collection.
Registration number
H48869

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