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Nyonya Kebaya A Century of Straits Chinese Costume

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ISBN-10: 0794602738

ISBN-13: 9780794602734

Edition: 2004

Authors: Datin Seri

List price: $45.00
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Description:

Originally a long, straight, Arab-inspired top of plain woven cotton, the Nyonyas gradually transformed the garment into a shapely, embroidered, translucent blouse. This book showcases the collection of Datin Seri Endon Mahmood, the wife of the prime minister of Malaysia.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 10/15/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.81" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Introduction: A Love for Beautiful Things
The Nyonyas: A Brief History
Sheer Silhouettes: Nyonya Kebaya through the Ages
Gems from the Straits: A Selection from the Kebaya Collection of Datin Seri Endon Mahmood
Charmed Impressions: The Artistry of the Kebaya
Women of Style: Completing the Nyonya Look
The Future: Applications of a Fashion Icon
Glossary
Bibliography
Directory
Index