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  • Malay wedding, Mount Elizabeth, 1970 [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Sin 6.12.70 Malay wedding Mount Elisabeth”. This 1970 photograph shows a Malay wedding where the married couple is having a meal with their guests. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay wedding near Queen’s Hotel, Mount Elizabeth, 1970 [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Proche de Queen’s Hotel. Sin 6-12-70 Mount Elisabeth”. This 1970 photograph shows a Malay wedding where the married couple is seen posing for a photo with some guests. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay wedding, 1971

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows a Malay couple posing for a photo with their parents and three children in the house on their wedding day. Gifts given to the couple can be seen on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Indian wedding, 1971

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows an Indian wedding where the couple can be seen most likely in the middle of some rites and ceremonies. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay wedding sireh set, 2004 : top view

    Heritage and Culture · M. Ashif Padili
    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...
  • Malay wedding sireh set, 2004 : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · M. Ashif Padili
    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.