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The Nyonya Kebaya A Century Of Straits Chinese Costume - Endon Mahmood
The Nyonya Kebaya A Century Of Straits Chinese Costume - Endon Mahmood
$17.00
Manufacturer Number: ML1240
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The Nyonya Kebaya:... A Century Of Straits Chinese Costume... by... Endon Mahmood... The author has with this book produced probably the most authoritative work on the Nyonya kebaya, a light blouse that is the traditional wear of female descendants of Chinese and Malays known as the Straits Chinese or Babas...

The Nyonya Kebaya:

A Century Of Straits Chinese Costume

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Endon Mahmood

The author has with this book produced probably the most authoritative work on the Nyonya kebaya, a light blouse that is the traditional wear of female descendants of Chinese and Malays known as the Straits Chinese or Babas and Nyonyas. The author was a life long collector, conservator and wearer of the kebaya and so is amply qualified to write this sumtuous book. 176 pages with the following chapters -

  • 1 - The Nyonyas: A Brief History,
  • 2 - Sheer Silhouettes: Kebaya Through the Ages,
  • 3 - Gems from the Straits: The Collection of Datin Seri Mahmood,
  • 4 -Charmed Impressions: The Artistry of the Kebaya,
  • 5 - Women of Style: Completing the Nyonya Look &
  • Postscript: The Future: Applications of a Fashion Icon.
  • There is a Golssary, Bibliography, Directory and an Index. with many colour and black and white illustrations.
  • Very Good Hardback in a Very Good Dust  Jacket Second Edition. Originally published in 2002

Weight 1.40 Kg.  Postage within Malaysia is free

Published by Periplus Editions, Singapore2002. 2004 edition.

Condition: The dust jacket has minor wear. A previous owner's name is written  on a front end paper. The binding is tight and there is no tanning throughout.


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