Filigree Flower

This is a small filigree flower that would have been originally sewn to a larger headdress or wedding band worn by a Peranakan bride.This filigree flower is part of a group donation from descendants of Tan Kim Seng and Tan Jiak Kim. Both were wealthy merchants, philanthropists and leaders of the local Hokkien community.

Date/Period
early 20th century
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: 0.4 x 0.5 x 0.1 cm
Accession No.
2016-00815
Collection of
Peranakan Museum
Credit Line
Gift of Winson Tan in memory of the late Edward Tan TL
Category
Gold