Superb peranakan wedding bed hanging, silk. Very fine handmade embroidery, very good general condition. Length 190 cm, width 47 cm, 64 cm with pampilles.Tightened on a bamboo, for example, we put it in the pink part, and place it on the front part of the nuptial bed roof. One of the cartridges on a red background bears the name of a Chinese embroiderer, gong chang zhang, the other is illegible perhaps an attempt to sign by an unlucky embroiderer? The cartridges on a grey background are read lai zhang zhuang xiu, which probably corresponds to the name of the weaving shop. The peranakan, or baba-nyonya, or Chinese destroits, are from migrant populations of China (mainly Fujian), from the xve to the xvii centuries, mainly to Malaysia (Penang in particular) and Singapore.
Men have often married local, ethnically malaise young girls: from this brewing was born a colorful culture, still very alive in Singapore until the 1980s, when we resided there see arts of Asia, July-august 1993, and May-june 1987, "thestraits chinese bridal chamber" (the nuptial chamber of the Chinese straits), by Madame eng lee seok cheese, object exposed to the minzu gong of beijing. This item is in the category "art, antiques\ objects of xixe and before". The seller is "marybo1826" and is located in this country: fr. This item can be shipped to the following country: whole world.