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Malaysia : Baba & Nyonya Heritage Embroidery RM35 MS (2015)
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
Malaysia
Type
Stamp (Miniature Sheet)
Class
Special Issue
Face Value
RM 35
Issued Date
12/02/2015
Designer
Reign Associates
Printer
Cartor Security Printing
Printing Method
Lithography & Embroidery
Quantity Issued
10,000
Gum
Gum
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Mint Never Hinged - Extra Fine
Malaysia : Baba & Nyonya Heritage Embroidery RM35 MS (2015)
Date of Sale: 16 February 2015

Miniature sheet size: 85 x 110 mm
Stamp size: 50 x 60 mm.
​Presentation Pack: 120 x 140 mm (folded).

Valid for postage.

NYONYA KEBAYA

The Nyonya Kebaya first appeared only in early 20th century. These early versions featured rather simple work but later, especially from 1060s onwards, a more exquisite and intricate embroidery began to emerge. While the early Kebayas are hand sewn, the Nyonya Kebaya today is embroidered using the sewing machine with flower motives being the favourite theme. The miniature sheet features a composition of Malaysian fruit motifs with the creative use of contrasting colours. The Kebaya featured won the UNESCO Award of Excellence for Handicraft 2012.
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