If ever you're in Singapore, do drop in the Perankan Museum, a fascinating and pretty Museum about the lives of the Perankans, or early Chinese immigrants.
With portraits and small details of daily life,
beautiful furniture such as this wedding bed,
stunning embroidery and costumes (these two are wedding clothes)
traditional Malay clothing Kebaya,
Perankan porcelain ware with their distinctive green, yellow and pink phoenix, peony and butterfly designs,
and beautiful jewellery, amulets and headpieces it makes for an inspiring trip.
The Museum is beautifully laid out. Even the loo signs are good!