This week at the Baba House

Glossaries of the Straits Chinese Homemaking


This presentation is conceived to complement the interpretative displays in the first and second floors of the NUS Baba House.

Baba House is a three-storey townhouse located in Singapore’s historic district of Blair Plain. It’s a part of NUS Centre for the Arts and facilitates research into architectural conservation, urban and social history and cultural hybridity.

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The collection

The Straits Chinese Collection consists of furniture, textiles, ceramics, calligraphy, paintings, photographs and a variety of other domestic and ornamental objects that provide an insight into the culture and tastes of the Peranakan Chinese at the turn of the 20th century.

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Happening in the NUS Baba House