**Indonesia ~Borneo | A Dayak woman wears heavy earrings which pull down on her earlobes in a village near Mahakan River |  © Charles & Josette Lenars

{} Indonesia ~ Borneo {} In a village near the Mahakan River a Dayak woman wears heavy earrings which pull mightily on her earlobes {} © Charles & Josette Lenars

Porridge seller in Jawa. Indonesia.

Porridge seller in Jawa.

Indonesia ~ Java | Gilded bass headdress ornament | ca. 1970 or earlier

Indonesia ~ Java | Gilded bass headdress ornament | ca. 1970 or earlier

Unique set of sheet metal armor used by natives on the Indonesian island of Nias. Armored vest, hinged down the back, with a ridge of spiked sheet metal down the spine. Thin handmade armor was used to repel enemy arrows during the many civil wars fought amongst the islands inhabitants. Also included is a matching metal helmet, water buffalo hide shield, bundle of arrows, and one other tribal implement. Armor measures 24 inches wide, and 26 high, and shield is 32 inches in diameter.

Unique set of sheet metal armor used by natives on the Indonesian island of Nias. Armored vest, hinged down the back, with a ridge of spiked sheet metal down the spine. Thin handmade armor was used to repel enemy arrows during the many civil wars fought amongst the islands inhabitants. Also included is a matching metal helmet, water buffalo hide shield, bundle of arrows, and one other tribal implement. Armor measures 24 inches wide, and 26 high, and shield is 32 inches in diameter.

Indonesia, Sumatra ~ File:COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Portret van een Toba Batak vrouw met ulang aling oorhangers TMnr 60052136.jpg

Indonesia, Sumatra ~ File:COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Portret van een Toba Batak vrouw met ulang aling oorhangers TMnr 60052136.jpg

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