Blue female undergarment

This simple blue female undergarment belonged to a majie, a Cantonese female domestic helper. The undergarment can be fastened with two strings and 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: 17.5 x 224.0 .cm
Accession No.
2017-00893
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Dr Mark Lu
Category
Garments and Accessories