Malay wedding sireh set, 2004 : close-up


A traditional gift "sireh" of betel leaves enclosing shredded pandan leaves and flowers sprinkled with "ayer mawar" as a fragrance. This gift is exchanged between the bride and bridegroom's relatives at Malay engagement and marriage ceremonies. Title devised by Library staff.

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All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2004.

Subjects
  • Ethnic Communities>>Customs and Traditions
  • People and communities>>Marriage and weddings
  • Weddings--Singapore--Photographs
  • Marriage customs and rites--Singapore--Photographs

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