Straits Chinese wedding garment

This is an outfit which is worn by the Peranakan Chinese bride on the third day of the 12-day wedding ceremony. The top features side fastenings, a Mandarin collar and auspicious floral, butterfly and phoenix motifs typically found on Peranakan Chinese wedding garments.

Date/Period
Early - mid 20th century
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: L148.0 x W75.0 cm
Accession No.
2000-03858
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Garments and Accessories