Beadwork tablecloth

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Malaysia
AD 20th century ~ AD 20th century
  • Type
    Textile
  • Materials
    Glass beads, cotton
  • Measurements
    H 170.0cm x W 160.0cm (with fringe)
  • Creator name
    Unknown
  • Creator date
    Unknown
  • Where it was made
    Penang
  • Time period
    AD 20th century ~ AD 20th century
  • Creation date
    Early 20th century
  • Function
    This piece of beadwork was commissioned for a Peranakan wedding to be used as a decorative tablecloth. It would adorn the spring table (choon tok in Baba Malay) in the wedding chamber of a Penang Peranakan bridal couple.
  • Acquisition
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