Mourning jewellery

This group of three bangles was worn during the mourning period as a show of respect for the loss of loved one. During this time, the usual gold and diamond ornaments are exchanged for more sombre jewellery such as this.

Date/Period
Late 19th-early 20th centuries
Region
Straits Settlements
Dimension
refer to parts
Accession No.
2002-00632
Material
Silver, pearls
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Edmond Chin
Category
Silver