Wedding mat

This is a South Indian-style wedding mat with bird motifs featuring a peacock and roosters. The peacock is believed to offer protection as it symbolises strength and divine force, while the rooster represents masculinity and fertility.

Date/Period
1930s
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: 56 x 118 cm
Accession No.
1998-00450
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Furnishings

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