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Making keringkam shine again


Fatimah (second left) and Salliza (left) admiring the intricate keringkam embroidery on a headscarf after launching the “My Keringkam Stories” project in Kuching. —Photos: ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/The Star

Fatimah (second left) and Salliza (left) admiring the intricate keringkam embroidery on a headscarf after launching the “My Keringkam Stories” project in Kuching. —Photos: ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/The Star

KUCHING: When Salliza Sideni wore a keringkam scarf for the first time as a young girl, its fine embroidery in gold thread made her feel special.

“I was 11 years old at the time. I think for many girls at that age, there’s a little princess inside us.

Sarawak , Family Community , Keringkam , craft , culture , art , Malay , Sarawak

   

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