Asian Civilization Museum: Indian Textiles from 1400-1900 & more of what we saw

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Indian Textiles and a dress that reminded me of what my aunts and mum used to wear. Dresses they sewed themselves, in this very style, on a white singer machine.

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I found the hall itself quite lovely.

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The architecture of our museums is quite impressive.

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My cousin was impressed by the arabic calligraphy.

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A beautiful box where the Koran is kept.

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We liked the more interactive displays like this map.

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Singapore was not in existence and part of the Srivijayan empire way back then.

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This is the current special exhibit.

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One Response to Asian Civilization Museum: Indian Textiles from 1400-1900 & more of what we saw

  1. The food from Northern India: Mainly breads with dishes which has a thick sauce and dairy products such as cream, paneer, ghee, and youghurt. These dishes are warmly flavoured rather than heat from chillies.

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