Dr Cheah Hwei-Fe’n is an art historian with an interest in embroidery. She was a visiting researcher at the Centre of Art History and Art Theory at the Australian National University, and was a guest curator of the exhibition “Nyonya Needlework: Embroidery and Beadwork in the Peranakan World”, which ended its one-year run at Singapore’s Peranakan Museum in June 2017.