Tray cover

Tray covers were used by Peranakans to decorate trays to lay out jewelllery or other wedding gifts during a wedding. Tray covers usually feature auspicious motifs. This tray cover was made using the tekat method: gold and silver thread beaten flat into wire.

Date/Period
19th century
Region
Sumatra
Dimension
Gross measurement: 41.3 x 43.2 cm
Accession No.
2012-00875
Material
Cotton, gold thread
Collection of
Peranakan Museum
Credit Line
Gift of Agnes Tan Kim Lwi in memory of Tun Tan Cheng Lock
Category
Garments and Accessories