Peranakan Lantern, usually hung outside the house, some with the family surname character written.

Peranakan Lantern, usually hung outside the house, some with the family surname character written.

I found these mortars and pestles in a Peranakan House preserved as a museum in Penang, Malaysia. Think of all the rempah's they've made!

I found these mortars and pestles in a Peranakan House preserved as a museum in Penang, Malaysia.

Peranakan House Museum Penang. Beautiful floor tiles

Peranakan House Museum Penang. Beautiful floor tiles

Kasut Manek by chooyutshing, via Flickr

Kasut Manek The beaded slippers with either images of plants and animals were often beaded by hand, individually, onto the slipper tops. This was displayed at the Centrepoint during the Singapore Heritage Festival

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