- Babas (masculine) and Nyonyas are offsprings of inter-racial marriages, generally between a Chinese male and a native non-Muslim female. Also called Peranakan or Straits Chinese, they became a culturally distinct community, from which a unique range of attire, customs, architecture, language and cuisine evolved. The featured museum, a private enterprise housed in a beautifully restored ancestral home dating back to mid 19th century, is a rare treasure which succinctly captures the aura of an interesting era. At the heart of its charm is an archive of costumes and knick-knacks that once served the Peranakan lifestyle.
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