'Tudung'

This is a ‘tudung’, a scarf used by Muslim women to cover their head and neck in order to retain their modesty. It can be worn with either traditional dress or western attire. The ‘tudung’ can just be a plain scarf or decorated with beads and/or embroidery.

Date/Period
Mid-late 20th century
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: L: 155.0 x W: 78.0 cm
Accession No.
2000-07370
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Folklife Collection