||"Festive Expressions: Nonya Beadwork and Embroidery"
by Eng-Lee Seoh Chee
in the 'A Guide to the Collections' series published
by National Museum of Singapore in 1989 ISBN 9971-917-30-0 Straits
Chinese settlements of Peranakan communities in Malacca, Penang and Singapore
plus some from Java and Sumatra. The beadwork is generally crafted by
Nonya and made primarily for display at celebrations.
||"The Straits Chinese: A Cultural History" by Khoo Joo Ee published
by The Pepin Press in 1996 ISBN 90-5496-008-6 The book provides a detailed
account of the development of Straits Chinese social and material culture.
The text is illustrated with many historical photographs and a large setlection
of plates of architecture, furniture, costumes, beadwork, textiels, embroidery,
gold and silver jewellery, domestic objects and ceramics.
||"Songbirds in Singapore" by Lesley
Layton in the 'Images of Asia' series published
by Oxford University Press in 1991 ISBN 0-19-588999-1
||"The Asian Civilisations Museum A-Z Guide to its collections"
published by the Asia Civilisations Museum in 2003 ISBN 981-4068-67-5.
Text and photographs illustrating the collections of the Asian Civilisations
Museum in Singapore.
||"Shopping for Antiques & Collectibles: Singapore &
Malaysia 2003/04" published by Monsoon Books in 2003 ISBN