A Glimpse of Chinese Culture in Betawi Bridal Dress
Betawi wedding dress is influenced by culture or customs of other tribes, including the Chinese customs. How big is the influence of Chinese culture in the Betawi ethnic bride dress will be discussed along with the ornaments of a wedding dress and accessories worn by the bride. This research is a comparative study that compares the similarities and differences of Betawi bride dress with the Chinese bride dress in PRC. The results of this study is the similarities of the Betawi bride dress with the Chinese bride dress can be seen from the shape of the dress and skirt, dress materials and color, the motifs on the dress and the bride’s headdress. The differences are seen in the shape and color of footwear, headwear and vest and shoulder ornament.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Faculty of Humanities, BINUS University, Jakarta, 11480, Indonesia
Publication date: 2016-05-01
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