Indonesia, Sumatra. Minangkabau - Koto Gadang. Their culture is matrilineal and patriarchal, with property and land passing down from mother to daughter, while religious and political affairs are the responsibility of men (although some women also play important roles in these areas. This custom is calledAdat perpatih in Malaysia and Lareh Bodi Caniago in Indonesia.

Their culture is matrilineal.

Indonesia - Sumatera Barat province | "Three female guests at a Minangkabau wedding" || ©National Museum of World Cultures, Leiden, Netherlands. // TM-10005053

Minangkabau ladies from Koto Gadang - Indian influence on local fashion

Indian wedding dress idea | Project by Beauty by Yusti http://www.bridestory.com/beauty-by-yusti/projects/minang-bride-garuda-indonesia-inflight-magazines-spread

Indian wedding dress idea | Project by Beauty by Yusti http://www.bridestory.com/beauty-by-yusti/projects/minang-bride-garuda-indonesia-inflight-magazines-spread

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