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Baba Chinese community Malacca, Malaysia
Bride's ceremonial handkerchief [sapu tangan] [Bride's stylised ceremonial kerchief [sapu tangan]] 19th century Description: with phoenix, unicorn and floral motifs
Place made: Malacca, Malaysia
Materials & Technique: textiles, ceremonial objects, velvet, cotton, silk, metallic thread, metallic beads, sequins; embroidery, appliqué
Dimensions: 59.1 h x 26.0 w cm overlay 37.0 h x 8.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: From the Alice Smith collection 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.224.A-B