Indonesia ~ Sumatra  | Headdress; gold and gold foil | Minangkabau | Late 19th to early 20th century

(Indonesia, Sumatra) Headdress, Gold and Gold foil. Minangkabau, ca late to early century

Indonesia ~ Sumatra, Riau, Dumai | Portable royal betelnut set (chelpa); 18k gold, diamond | 19th century | Set consists of a larger box to hold the nut of the pinang palm, and a smaller box for slaked lime. ||| Source; Ethnic Jewellery from Indonesia: Continuity and Evolution. Bruce W Carpenter. Pg 52

century Indonesian portable royal betelnut set, or "chelpa. "Set consists of a larger box to hold the nut of the pinang palm and a smaller box for slaked lime.

Masjid lama di wilayah Bukittinggi, sekarang Provinsi Sumatra Barat. Foto antara tahun tahun 1890-1916, koleksi Tropenmuseum.

Masjid lama di wilayah Bukittinggi, sekarang Provinsi Sumatra Barat. Foto antara tahun tahun 1890-1916, koleksi Tropenmuseum.

Minangkabau, West Sumatra, embroidery scarf, floral motif

Minangkabau, West Sumatra, embroidery scarf, floral motif

Indonesia ~ Sumatra, Minangkabau | Woman's necklace; coral beads, gilded silver ||| Source; Ethnic Jewellery from Indonesia: Continuity and Evolution. Bruce W Carpenter. Pg 32

Indonesia ~ Sumatra, Minangkabau | Woman's necklace; coral beads, gilded silver ||| Source; Ethnic Jewellery from Indonesia: Continuity and Evolution. Bruce W Carpenter. Pg 32

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Rumah Gadang Structure Idiosyncrasy Jirek Gadang or also well known as Rumah Gadang, is a pride identity of Minangkabau tribes. Literally, Jirek Gadang has a meaning as a big house which has an important effect for Minangkabau. Rumah Gadang also has.

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