Postcard showing Straits Chinese Girl
dimensions: 14cm x 8.7cm
This postally-unused postcard shows a young Straits Chinese or nonya girl dressed for her role in a traditional Straits Chinese wedding.
She has a long, finely beaded cloak trailing to her side, a Ching-style gown, and numerous items of jewellery including rings, and a head piece and chest ornaments based on the bride’s
sanggul kemantain and dada kemantain.
The postcard is in good condition with no tears and relatively crisp edges.
Inventory no.: 656