A pair of neckties

These embroidered strips, which look like neck-ties, feature human and the qilin motifs.They are pinned to the shoulder cape worn by the bride. The cape represents the neck feathers of the phoenix and consists of small embroidered flaps which overlap one another.

Date/Period
Early-mid 20th century
Region
Jakarta, Indonesia
Accession No.
2010-03513
Collection of
Peranakan Museum
Category
Garments and Accessories

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