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Malay wedding sireh set, 2004 : top view

Top view of an array of brass utensils in a sireh set used in traditional Malay wedding ceremonies. Clockwise starting from the gold embroidered red container filled with betel leaves : for burning of "kemenyan" or incense; for holding of pinang and kapur to add to the betel leaves before chewing and "air mawar" as fragrance. Title devised by Library staff.

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All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2004.

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