This book traces the history of the costume of Peranakan women; specifically, the sarong, kebaya, and baju panjang. The sarong kebaya is only a starting point, however, for a rich history of language, women, trade, slavery, community formation, and education. Profusely illustrated with a wealth of historical photographs and beautiful images of sarongs and kebayas from a large donation to the Peranakan Museum, as well as those in a private collection, the book will become a valuable reference. Independent scholar Peter Lee has amassed impressive documentation from primary and secondary sources in this highly readable, visually stunning book.

Sarong Kebaya: Peranakan Fashion in an Interconnected World 1500-1950

SKU: 057856
$59.95 Regular Price
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  • ISBN

    9789810901462
  • Authors

    Lee, Peter
  • Extent

    352
  • Format

    Hardcover
  • Year

    2014
  • Publisher

    Asian Civilisations Museum

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