The Peranakan Museum unfolds the finest and
most comprehensive collections of displays.
These are some pictures I took on my visit there.
Took over the 'Old Tao Nan School'
The biggest number in Southeast Asia.
There are other communities.
Dick Lee our local celebrity.
We were delighted to see one of our friends among them.
Music and lyrics by Dick Lee
Composed by Dick Lee for ASEAN
In Gallery 2-5
Head-dress and jewellery for the groom.
Head-dress and jewellery for the bride.
Bakul Siah means 'auspicious basket'.
Glided Pagoda Trays.
Lap Chai Ceremony.
Wedding gifts exchange between the families of the bridegroom and bride.
The wedding bed display.
Dine setting at the 'Food & Feasting'
Glided Teak Settee
As lovely as this marble inlaid settee at the main lobby.
It was literally cold when I sat on it.
To pay them a visit
The Museum Shop, for souvenirs
'Enter the world of the Peranakans'
|Baba Bling: The Peranakans and Their Jewellery,|
is an exhibition showcasing some of the finest jewellery from
Peranakan families and private collectors.
29 May - 13 Dec 2009