Silver from the Malay World

This display explores the rich traditions of silver in the Malay world. Intricate ornament drawn from geometry and nature decorates dining vessels, clothing accessories and ceremonial regalia.

Art Exhibition previously on at Victoria and Albert Museum in United Kingdom.
From Monday 15 July 2013 to Sunday 16 March 2014

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Silver from the Malay World features rarely seen collections acquired by three prominent colonial administrators, R.J. Wilkinson, R.O. Winstedt and Cecil Wray, who were stationed in British Malaya at the turn of the 20th century. The display also shows the V&A’s first ever acquisition of Malay metalwork: electrotype copies of the Perak royal regalia commissioned by the Museum in 1887.
About displays
Complementing our permanent collections, there are many free temporary displays around the V&A. They range in size from a single case to a room.