Under blouse

This loose-fitting cotton camisole with a woven floral design belonged to a majie, a Cantonese female domestic helper. It was worn under the samfoo, their traditional attire which consists of a white mandarin-collar top and black trousers.

Date/Period
Mid-20th century
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Gross measurement: 51.0 x 60.5 .cm
Accession No.
2017-00892
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Dr Mark Lu
Category
Garments and Accessories