Narratives In Nonya Beadwork From The Straits Settlements
New. As gorgeous as it is, this book is not yet another coffeee table book on Nyonya beadwork, the Straits Chinese equivalent of embroidery. Instead, in amidst a sumptuous colour illustrations of the best of such work, Cheah sets the craft within its social context. Amongst other things, she details the influences on styles and the effect of the craft on the positon of women within the home and the community generally The contents of the 384 pages include the following chapters -
Weight: 1.9kg. Post free within Malaysia, but, due to its weight, this book is likely to incur additional postal charges when posted outside Malaysia
Published by: National University of Singapore Press, Singapore, 2010 . ISBN:9789971695163
Condition: New. Hardback in a similar dust jacket.