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Straits Chinese: Silver

Straits Chinese: Silver


Buntal plates, buckles, nonya hairpins resembling ear-picks, intricate pieces of jewelery .......

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Straits Chinese: Silver


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Straits Chinese: Silver
191 pages
color and b&w photos
Hard cover with dust jacket
29 x 21 cm
1,085 kg
English

Of pertinent interest here is the information with regard to the usage of these articles of Staits Chinese Silver. Buntal plates, buckles, nonya hairpins resembling ear-picks, intricate pieces of jewelery, and sireh sets, amongnumerous other items, are all exclusive to the paranakans. Descriptions of each of these categories bring the reader to an intimate understanding of the Straits Chinese lifestyle. Furthermore, there is an urgent need to record this forposterity, as Straits Chinese silver is fast becoming a rarrity. Over 130 illustrations, captioned in detail, about 90 of which have been reproduced in full color.