Bridal crown

This distinctively Palembang-style bridal crown, with glided copper ornaments, features two dragons and three cranes, of which ‘Shou Lao’ (the god of longevity) rides on the central crane with a pair of attendants at his sides. This bridal crown was worn by Indonesian Peranakan brides.

Date/Period
Late 19th-early 20th century
Region
Palembang
Dimension
Object size: 24.0 x 32.0 x 2.5 cm
Accession No.
2002-00564
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Edmond Chin
Category
Silver

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