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By Datin Seri

This longtime Malaysian type icon was once initially an extended, directly, Arab-inspired best of undeniable woven cotton. The Nyonyas, the ladies of the early Peranakan neighborhood, steadily reworked it right into a shapely, embroidered, translucent shirt, mounted with a suite of chained brooches and worn with an identical hand-drawn batik sarong.

Sheer, romantic, fascinating, but sedate, the designs of Nyonya kebaya crosses a number of generations and cultures.

This ebook showcases the gathering of Datin Seri Endon Mahmood, spouse of the top Minister of Malaysia.

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