HAND ME DOWN: PERANAKAN CHINESE BEADWORK AND EMBROIDERY – TAASA Review March 2009
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This article was originally found in the March 2009 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 18, Issue 1, Page 4).
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Hwei-Fe’n Cheah T he world’s first textured beaded' stamp was released by the Singapore Philatelic Bureau in April 2008.
One of a set of stamps issued with designs of Chinese auspicious motifs from the Peranakan Museum's nyonya needlework and porcelain collection, it not only celebrates the collection forte of the museum but also reinforces the iconic value of nyonya needlework.
Its novel surface texture ofcaviar beads’ highlights the tactility of the medium (Singapore Post & Peranakan Museum 2008)...