The Fiji Museum - Virtual Museum

Wedding dress

This bridal costume represents all of the ethnic cultures in Fiji. The unique and classical design was inspired by the medieval period of history and recognizes colonialism and the influence of Europeans. The veil, made from white sari material represents the Indian community, the gold ribbons represent the Chinese community and the masi and shells represents the Fijian and Rotuman community. Designed and made by Hupfeld Hoerder.

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