Nyonya Needlework: Embroidery and Beadwork in the Peranaken World

This exhibition at the Peranaken Museum of embroidery and beadwork is one I’d dearly like to see. Blouin Art Info wrote a post about it, with a gallery of items included, as did the Straits Times. Peranaken Chinese are Straits-born Malay, descendants of Chinese immigrants who came to the Malay archipelago. Their beadwork is distinctive, and the shoes in particular are something I would love to see. If you are in Singapore before March 26, 2017, please visit!

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