Perfume bottle - Roger & Gallet

This perfume is an example of an accessory used by Peranakan women. It shows how in the 20th century, many Peranakans adapted the lifestyles of the Europeans they came into contact with. This adaptation included the use of perfumes and accessories.

Date/Period
Early-mid 20th century
Region
Singapore and Malaysia
Dimension
Object size: 7.7 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm
Accession No.
2011-02019
Material
Glass, cotton string, paper
Collection of
Peranakan Museum
Category
Folklife Collection