Sarong + kebaya worn the Indonesian/Javanese way as compared to the Peranakan style.

Sarong + kebaya worn the Indonesian/Javanese way as compared to the Peranakan style.

A directory of Peranakan cakes called "kueh" for the un- initiated...!

Wonderful drawings of all the varieties of Nyonya Kueh desserts by Lee Xin Li, via Behance

Peranakan beaded slipper

Peranakan beaded slipper - worn by the Straits Chinese who lived in Singapore and Penang

Two ladies arrrive home in a trishaw...the good old days when life was at a slower pace !

Two ladies arrrive home in a trishaw.the good old days when life was at a slower pace !

A set of Thai Peranakan ladies jewellery..with "krosang" brooches on the right used to fasten her kebaya blouse.

A set of Thai Peranakan ladies jewellery..with "krosang" brooches on the right used to fasten her kebaya blouse.

A set of Krosang brooches used to pin a Nonya's Kebaya blouse.

A set of Krosang brooches used to pin a Nonya's Kebaya blouse.

frame containing the canvas on which the front of the beaded slippers are made #Peranakan #beadedslippers #stretchframe #Singapore

frame containing the canvas on which the front of the beaded slippers are made

Peranakan Silver Krosang(3xbrooches), Silver pendants,bracelets+ chains

Peranakan Silver Krosang(3xbrooches), Silver pendants,bracelets+ chains

A Bridal Crown /"Hwa Kuan"-Thai- Peranakan Chinese...from Phuket.

A Bridal Crown /"Hwa Kuan"-Thai- Peranakan Chinese.from Phuket.

A Peranakan Wedding...The Bride is being assisted by the "Sangkek Um"( Matron Dresser) on the right side of the Bride..+ is assisted by another lady know as the "Bukak- koon"who helps with the Bridal gown.

A Peranakan Wedding.The Bride is being assisted by the "Sangkek Um"( Matron Dresser) on the right side of the Bride.+ is assisted by another lady know as the "Bukak- koon"who helps with the Bridal gown.

"Cucuk sangol" Peranakan ladies hair pins to keep their hair twisted in a knot(Sangol)up in place.

"Cucuk sangol" Peranakan ladies hair pins to keep their hair twisted in a knot(Sangol)up in place.

A traditional Peranakan/"Baba" Wedding ..

A traditional Peranakan/"Baba" Wedding .

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